Louis J. Roman

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Louis J. Roman, 89, of Pittston, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the home of his daughter, Linda Hoban.
Born in Pittston, he was a son of the late Frank Roman Sr. and Carmella Dominic Roman.

He was a 1941 graduate of Pittston High School and a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Louis was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 452nd Bombardment Squardron, 322 Bombardment Group. He was a member of the VFW, Pittston, and the B-26 Marauder Historical Society.

For many years, Louis and his brothers operated the Roman Taxi Service, serving the Greater Pittston area. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by PP&L. He was an avid golfer and member of the Emanon Retirees' League.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jule Micklas Roman, on Nov. 11, 1993; and brothers Peter, Frank and Rocco Roman. Surviving are his son, Robert Roman, Bethlehem; daughters, Linda Roman Hoban, Hughestown; Cheryl Roman Grimaldi, Longmont, Colo., and Julie Roman Yarnal, Florence, S.C.; brothers Carl, Binghamton, and Joseph, Pittston; sister, Victoria McClean, and husband Gerald, Pittston; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Pittston. Full Military Honors will be held Friday at the cemetery.

Memorial donations, if desired, may be sent to Care and Concern Free Health Clinic, 35 William St., Pittston, PA 18640.
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Howell-Lussi Funeral Home
509 Wyoming Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643
(570) 654-3741
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Published in Times Leader on Feb. 27, 2013
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