Nicolae Spilca

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Nicolae Spilca


Nicolae Spilca, age 62, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from a heart attack. In 1982, Nicolae fled communist Romania in pursuit of a better life for his family. His incredible optimism and entrepreneurial spirit led him to become the owner of several successful businesses. He will always be remembered for his generosity, kind heart, gentle touch and warm eyes.

Nicolae is preceded in death by his father, Ilie Spilca; and his brother, Mihai Spilca. He is survived by his wife, Mariana Spilca; his children, Ilie Spilca and spouse, Jamie Spilca, Nicoleta Spilca, Mariana Khodaie and spouse, Bobak Khodaie; his grandchildren, Tatiana Dalton and Nadia Khodaie; his mother, Maria Spilca; his brother, Ilie Spilca and spouse, Maria Spilca; and his sister-in-law, Elena Spilca.

The pallbearers will be; Ilie Spilca, Mihai Spilca, Ilie Spilca, Bobak Khodaie, Pedrum Khodaie, and Mike Hudson. A viewing will be held at Romero Funeral Home in Belen, NM at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The services following will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Abundant Life Christian Center (ALCC) located at 105 Avenida Del Fuego, Belen, NM 87002. A viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a funeral service to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. The interment will take place immediately following at Sunset Memorial Park located at 924 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107. A reception will be held at the Moose Lodge located at 2121 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please sign Nicolae's online tribute at

Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.

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Romero Funeral Home
609 N Main St
Belen, NM 87002
(505) 864-8501
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 1, 2017