HELEN A ROMERO AUGUST 18, 1926 ~ APRIL 19, 2013 Romero, Helen A.; 86 - A lifelong resident of Santa Fe, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2013, at her daughter's home in Albuquerque. Helen was born in Santa Fe, NM on August 18, 1926 to Celestino and Guadalupita Apodaca. She will be remembered as a great mother, grandmother, and friend. May she rest in peace. She is survived by her children: Edwina Romero- Albuquerque, NM, Chris Romero- La Mirada, CA, Jim Romero and wife Karen - Houston, TX, Rick Romero and wife Patty - Santa Fe, NM, foster son Johnny Mac Howell and wife Alicia, Albuquerque, NM, and foster daughter Hope Castaneda, Santa Fe NM, 16 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings: Joe Apodaca- Santa Fe, NM, Eddie Apodaca and wife Alvera- Santa Fe, NM, Dolores Ingram and husband Roy- Pasco, WA, Lucy Apodaca- Albuquerque, NM, Viola Apodaca- Santa Fe, NM, Celestino Apodaca Jr.- Santa Fe, NM. Preceded in death by Ramon L. Romero (husband), Tony Apodaca (brother), Mary Hobbs (sister), Lena Trujillo (sister), Reyes Apodaca (brother), Pastor Joe Romero (son-in-law). She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Berardinelli Family Funeral Services where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Thursday she will be taken to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church where the rosary will be recited at 9:00 am and the mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 am. The interment following at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900