Joan Helen Romano

Joan Helen Romano

Joan Helen Romano, a resident of the Bronx, died on June 8, 2019. She was 81.

Ms. Romano was born on January 14, 1938 in the Bronx to the late Vincenzo and Annunziata (Cerrone) Romano. She worked as a para professional in the New York City Board of Education and was also a burial supervision for the Westchester County Department of Social Services. She was an active member of St. Clare’s Church in Morris Park.

She is survived by her son Vincent Romano and his wife Tracy; her grandsons, Enzo and Rafael Romano; her granddaughter who is due in August; her brother James Romano; and her lifelong friend Kathryn Ruth.

Visiting will be Wednesday 4-8pm at John Dormi And Sons Funeral Home, 726 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday 10am at St. Clare’s Church, 1027 Rhinelander Avenue, Bronx. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Jackson Avenue and Saw Mill River Road, Hastings-on-Hudson.

3 Comments

  • Kathy Fuchs Posted June 11, 2019 12:56 pm

    Our hearts are broken for you. Your Mom was a lovely, sweet woman. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Kathy & Spencer

  • Kathryn McCoach Posted June 11, 2019 9:33 pm

    Joan you are one of my favorite people. I will miss you dearly. We had so much fun working together for 15 years at the County of Westchester. I loved your zest for life and your loyalty.

  • Linda A. Catelli Posted June 12, 2019 8:38 am

    With deep love and affection for my godmother and cousin Joan — I will always treasure our years growing up in the Bronx and the caring love you had for, and brought to, every friend and member of the family. You were unique in your kindness and exceptional in your thoughtfulness for others. Being with you in your travels was always an exciting adventure for me as a youngster. You made life interesting and exhilarating. You will always be in my heart, and my memory of you will be that of an independent, caring and loving person who brought a certain kind of enthusiasm to life’s events. Rest in peace my cousin and godmother. Love, Linda

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