Helen Romero, 88, passed away at Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Helen was a longtime resident of Las Vegas. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and a member of the Catholic Daughters.
Helen was born on May 4, 1925, in Buena Vista, to the late Preciliano Lucero and Juanita Martinez.
She married Timoteo Romero on April 4, 1945 in Buena Vista. They shared a lifelong relationship that they built together.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Preciliano and Juanita Lucero; husband, Timoteo Romero; sons, Robert Romero and Anthony Romero; sister, Viola Romero; brothers, Joe Lucero and Levi Lucero.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Sylvia Romero of Albuquerque; daughter-in-law, Terry Romero of Palo Verdes, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews, who are scattered across the United States, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, at Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas. Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, at Immaculate Conception Church with Father George Salazar as celebrant.
Interment will be at 3 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Immaculate Conception Church Building Fund, 811 Sixth Street, Las Vegas, NM 87701.
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