Louis J. Roman, 89, of Pittston passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the home of his daughter, Linda.
Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late Frank Roman Sr. and Carmella Dominic Roman.
He was a 1941 graduate of Pittston High School and a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
Louis was a U.S. Army veteran
of World War II
, serving in the 452nd Bombardment Squadron, 322nd Bombardment Group.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
, Pittston, and the B-26 Marauder Historical Society.
For many years Louis and his brothers operated the Roman Taxi Service serving the Greater Pittston area. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by PPL.
He was an avid golfer and a member of the Emanon Retirees League.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jule Micklas Roman, on Nov. 11, 1993; and brothers, Peter, Frank and Rocco Roman.
He is survived by his son, Robert Roman, Bethlehem; daughters, Linda Roman Hoban, Hughestown; Cheryl Roman Grimaldi, Longmont, Colo.; and Julie Roman Yarnal, Florence, S.C.; brothers, Carl, Binghamton; and Joseph, Pittston; sister, Victoria McClean and husband, Gerald, Pittston; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday from Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Pittston. Full military honors will be held Friday at the cemetery.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Care and Concern Free Health Clinic, 35 William St., Pittston, PA 18640.