PETE G. ROMERO
Oct. 18, 1918 - July 17, 2013
Pete Romero, 94, of El Centro passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 of natural causes.
Pete was born October 18, 1918 in Yuma, AZ and was married to Amelia G. Romero on June 10, 1945 in Yuma, AZ. He was a World War II Veteran with 2 purple hearts, 3 bronze star, ESME Campaign and badge armor defense.
Pete is preceded in death by his wife, Amelia G. Romero and son, Peter Romero Jr.
He is survived by his son, Thomas G. Romero; wife, Gracie; daughter, Joann (Hector) Rios; 4 grandchildren, Tommy (Eunice) Romero Jr., Kathleen Moya, Tiffany Romero and Joshua Rios ; 5 great-grandchildren, Lil Mo, Kalyssa, Joseph, Kaden and Michael.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Hems Brothers Mortuary in El Centro. Burial will immediately follow after visitation at Mt. View Cemetery in Calexico.
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