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Ricardo Romero

1941 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Ricardo Romero Obituary
Romero, Ricardo


Ricardo Reyes Rito Romero, age 75, a resident of Fort Collins, CO, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Ricardo was born May 8, 1941 to Manuel and Lela Romero in Albuquerque, NM, where he was also raised. He attended Saint Mary's Catholic School in Albuquerque and was a member of Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Parish, in Loveland, CO. Throughout his life, Ricardo was a simple man. He had a loving, caring spirit, especially in caring for others; taking care of the sick, poor, and elderly was a passion of his. He also enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and fixing anything from sewing machines to vacuums. Ricardo will be missed dearly.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Carolyn Romero; and sister, Virginia Lovato.

Ricardo is survived by his children, Michael Romero, Jessie Romero, James Romero, David Sanchez, Darren Sanchez, Christopher Romero, Angela Train and husband John; and siblings, Ernie Lovato, Irene Sanchez, Sue and Jerry Wolff. He is also survived by all of his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

All services will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Albuquerque, NM, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. A Viewing will begin at 8:00 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 9:00 a.m., and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Golden, NM. Pallbearers will be Darren Sanchez, Chris Romero, John Train, Manuel R. Sanchez, Rory Eastman, Rafael Romero, and Mark Lovato. Please sign Ricardo's online tribute at


Romero Funeral Home,

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 6, 2016
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