Romeo, George R.
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George Richard Romeo, 91, of Hilton Head Island, SC died on March 27, 2013 at the Veteran's Victory House in Walterboro, SC. He is survived by his wife, Rosaria Romeo, sister Fay Commisa his daughter Georgine Addeo, son and wife, George and Robyn Romeo, son and wife, John and Jill Romeo. He is also survived by six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. A long time resident of Eastchester, NY he attended New York University and graduated from Fort Schuyler Merchant Marine Academy. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Navy, where he served in the Pacific Theater in World War II aboard a troop transport The USS La Salle. He worked most of his life in construction and supervised the construction of many of the schools in Westchester, NY during the postwar period. He was known to his family and friends as MR. Fixit. Viewing will be held at the Westchester Funeral Home 190 Main Street - Eastchester, NY. Tuesday April 2, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm. Funeral and Church services will be held on Wednesday April 3, 10:30am, at the Assumption Church in Tuckahoe, NY, Entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY. In lieu of flowers we request donations be made to "The Veteran Victory Group" 2461 Sidneys Road, Walterboro, SC 29488, "Tidewater Hospice" 10 Buckingham Plantation Dr. Suite A, Bluffton, SC 29910 or The Assumption Church 100 Pleasant Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. To sign our online guest book visit www.westchesterfuneralhome.com
Published in the The Journal News on Apr. 1, 2013