Lena T. RomanoFebruary 01,2013
Lena T. RomanoLena T. Romano, 100
WOODSTOCK — Lena T. Romano, 100, died Jan. 30, 2013, at The Woodstock Terrace, Woodstock, Vt.
She was born in Danby, Vt., Feb. 26, 1912, daughter of Antonio and Luigia (Brevetti) Garofano.
Lena married Francisco B. Romano at Christ the King Church in Rutland.
Mrs. Romano was a longtime Rutland resident, moving to Woodstock in 2011.
She worked as a foster grandparent in the Rutland school system until the age of 92.
Mrs. Romano was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Church in Woodstock and a former member of Christ the King Church in Rutland.
She enjoyed family, Italian cooking, fashion, music and gardening.
Surviving are two sons, Frank J. Romano and his wife Elizabeth of Woodstock, Anthony Romano of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Amelia Bellski of Rutland; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Francisco B. Romano, on Jan. 11, 1955; a son, Robert Romano; daughter-in-law, Joyce Merrill Romano; and 13 siblings.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Christ the King Church in Rutland. A reception will follow at the Rutland Country Club.
Friends may call at the Clifford Funeral Home on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shelter The Homeless Committee, care of Our Lady of the Snows Church, PO Box 397, Woodstock, VT 05091.
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