Florindo Romero Jr.

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Florindo (Floyd) Romero, Jr.



Florindo (Floyd) Romero, Jr. (69) passed away March 5, 2018 in Albuquerque, NM. Floyd was born March 1, 1949 in Espanola, NM to Florindo Romero, Sr. and Emilia Gonzales. He was raised by his grandparents, Cruz and Reynalda Gonzales. In 1969, he graduated from Rio Grande High School. There, he met Julia Jaramillo, who later became his wife. Floyd served in the Army as a combat medic with the 1st Cav. 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment in Vietnam; he received a Purple Heart, two Bronze Stars and many other military honors. He was proud to have served our country and took great pride in helping his fellow veterans obtain the benefits they were entitled to. Floyd worked for the U.S. Postal Service, where he eventually retired. He served as a union activist, President, Union Steward and Trustee for NALC Branch 504. He loved fishing, hunting, dancing and trips to Vegas, but above all, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Floyd is survived by his children, Floyd Romero and girlfriend, Sita Rael, Sonja Romero-Armijo and husband, Mayan Armijo, Naomi Gabaldon & husband, Gabriel Gabaldon, Brianna Sanchez Romero & Monique Gallegos & husband, Rich Gallegos; his grandchildren, Adriana, Gabriel, Savannah, Elijah, Mia, Isaiah, Jaryd, Anyssa, Diego, Joshua and Jayson; great-granddaughter, Lilliana; his siblings, Ramona Jaramillo, Renee Talachy, Jackie Ramirez, Emily Koon & husband, Dwayne Koon and Robert Romero; his Tia, Cruzita Todd & many cousins, nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and brothers.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:00 am followed by Funeral service at 10:30am at New Beginnings Church, 3601 Montgomery Blvd., NE. A Committal Service will follow at 1:30pm at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please see link for additional details

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 11, 2018
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