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Benjamin T Romero

1937 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Benjamin T Romero Obituary
Benjamin T. Romero, at age 78, of Tucumcari, NM, passed away on June 18th, 2016, surrounded by all of his Loving family and close friends. The funeral services were held June 25, 2016, at 10:00 am at St. Anne's Catholic Church, officiated by Rev. Father Hyginus Anuta. Burial followed the funeral services at Tucumcari Memorial Park.
Ben was born in LaLoma, NM (Anton Chico) on December 8th, 1937, and attended Tucumcari schools. He honored his country serving the US Army National Guard. Ben met the love of his life - Rita Garcia and they were married on February 13th 1960; 56 years ago. Ben worked as a production manager for the Tucumcari Daily News for 20 years, followed by some carpentry work along with a few years with E&L Escort company. He served as City Commissioner in the 70's. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Ben enjoyed hunting, fishing and was a wood craftsman. He also enjoyed the sport of boxing, telling jokes and spending time with his family.
Ben is predeceased in death by his mother, Candida Romero.
Ben is survived by his loving wife Rita; daughter, Michelle and husband Robert Gutierrez; sons, David and wife Sherlene Romero, Alex and wife Tracy Romero, Vincent and wife Susann Romero; and nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brother, Filandro Gutierrez and many beloved nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express their sincerest Thanks and appreciation for everyone's care and support through this difficult time.
Published in the Quay County Sun on June 29, 2016
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