Clinton J. Romig

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Clinton J. Romig passed away on April 30, 2014. He is survived by the love of his life, Dorothy Gorrondona Romig, his wife of 66 years and his six sons, Michael (Cindy), Stephen (Keenan), Clinton James, Jr. (Karen), Thomas (Teresa) Christopher (Mary Kay) and Gregory (Angele). Clint is survived by his grandchildren Stephanie, Todd, Natalie, Brad, Jeff, Eric, Clinton James III, Brittany, Joshua, Jennifer, Christopher, Jr., Meagan, Hannah, Dreda and Clark as well as numerous great grandchildren. He is also survived by his bother Jerry and his sister Mary. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clinton C. Romig and Hyacinth McCabe Romig, and his brothers, Ralph, John and Billy. Clint served in the Pacific Theater in WW II in the U.S. Coast Guard and after the war joined in founding with fellow veterans from his neighborhood, WeDK, a social and athletic club he was active in for 20 years. He was an avid golfer belonging to both Timberlane Country Club, where he was a past president, and Beau Chene Country Club. There was always a song in his heart and he treasured any venue with which to sing, from his time as a Barber shopper to his devotion to St. Dominic's church choir. He was a man of great faith and a contributor to his community. Following his retirement he served for many years as President of the Thomas L. Young Auxiliary, a volunteer organization of the Southeast Louisiana Hospital in Mandeville. He also served Mary Queen of Peace Church as both a lector and Eucharistic Minister. Clint was a Certified Public Accountant and was a founding partner of the firm, LaPorte, Sehrt, Romig & Hand where he was Managing Partner. He served as President of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants and was awarded the prestigious "Lifetime Membership Award" in 2003. He served as a member of the Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as Chairman of the National Council of CPA Practitioners and as Chairman of the AICPA's Peer Review Committee. Clint was a husband, father, mentor and friend. He loved God, his family and a well-made cocktail. He will be missed greatly by all that he influenced. Visitation will be on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Mary Queen of Peace Church, 1501 West Causeway Approach, Mandeville, LA 70471. A funeral mass will follow visitation at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers please remember Clint with a donation to St. Michael's Special School, 1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Clint's family is deeply appreciative of the tender care extended by the staff of Passages Hospice & The Sanctuary. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to E.J. Fielding Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made to the family at ejfieldingfh.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from May 1 to May 3, 2014
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