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William James Romer

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ROMER William James Romer, 87 passed away March 25, 2009. Bill was born July 5, 1921 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He served in the US Coast Guard during WWII transporting troops and their dependents. He graduated from the University of New Jersey Institute of Technology as an electronics engineer with a specialty in LORAN-C navigational systems. Bill retired from ITT and settled in the Jacksonville area in the early 1980's. He enjoyed traveling, golf, bowling, photography, and was devoted to being a life long learner. This kind and gentle man is survived by his loving wife Dorothy Foley Worsowicz Romer and five Worsowicz stepsons and their families: Dominic (Allegra), Timothy (Nan), Christopher (Phyllis), Gregory (Sue) and John (Kate); as well as 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and his cherished friend Joyce Orlando. A memorial mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Monday, April 6, 2009 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation (886-3883) or to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund (771-2152). Funeral arrangements are by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 5753 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville. 777-5727 Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2009
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