Salvador Romo Jr.
1940 - 2019
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Cmdr. Salvador Romo, Jr., USCG
Oct 21,1940 - Sep 30, 2019
Resident of Hayward
Active Duty U.S. Coast Guard 1964 – 1989, SeaWest Coast Guard FCU Board Member since 1988, Chairman of the Board, 2014 – 2019, Co-Chair of the Northern California Coast Guard Retiree Council, Commandant's National Retiree Council member
Sal passed peacefully on September 30th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.
Semper Paratus/Semper Nobiscum (always with us)
We mourn the loss of Commander Salvador Romo, Jr, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret). Sal was a native of San Francisco, where he attended St. Ignatius H.S. Sal was a proud Coast Guardsman and tireless volunteer. During his 25 years of Active Duty service he served in both enlisted and commissioned officer ranks, including tours as Commanding Officer of several Coast Guard units both ashore and afloat.
In 1989 CDR Romo retired from Active Duty and was subsequently admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service and designated an Enrolled Agent to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Sal held leadership roles in several professional Societies, Associations and served faithfully at Our Lady of Grace Parish in Castro Valley.
Sal is survived by his wife of over 50 years Theresa Romo, daughter Diane Romo, son and daughter-in-law David & Tracie Romo, granddaughters Olivia and Camille Romo, his sister and brother-in-law Maria Elena and Jan Kaiser.
Viewing and Rosary to be held at Spencer Mortuary in Castro Valley on Monday October 7th from 5-8 p.m. Funeral to be held at Our Lady of Grace Church in Castro Valley on Tuesday October 8th at 11 a.m. with reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, cgmahq.org


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Published in East Bay Times on Oct. 4, 2019.
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OCT
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October 8, 2019
I was sorry to hear of Sal's passing. I have many fond memories of him during his presidency at CSEA. After his term in office, he hosted a dinner party for the entire CSEA staff at my home which will always be special. Having Sal and his daughter with us for the meal, which was cooked by Karen Brosi, EA, was indeed a treat.
My prayers are with the entire family and hope that the celebration of Sal's life brings many smiles and love.
Catherine A. Apker, CAE
Sacramento, CA
October 8, 2019
Sal, truly a gentleman and enthusiastic CSEA mentor. I always loved when he slipped into Commander Romo mode with sometimes a bark of an order or reference to needing a war chest. In those times he would remind me of my own father. Thinking of his family and their loss.
October 7, 2019
It is with a heavy heart that I send my condolences to the Romo family. My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Linda Young
October 6, 2019
My thoughts and prayers go out to Sal's family.
Sal and I were classmates in the great class of '58 at S.I.We shared an honor of both being in the Coast guard together.
al zavattero
October 6, 2019
I am saddened at the passing of Sal Romo, and send my condolences to his family.
Sal was a good man. The highest tribute to anyone today. I served with him in CSEA for many years. His commitment to raising the status of Enrolled Agents was monumental.
We will all miss Sal.
Carol Thompson
October 5, 2019
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Maria Keizer
October 5, 2019
Sal and I served CSEA together for several years as a volunteer. He worked tirelessly for the Profession, the Society, and its Members. I will always remember his energy, enthusiasm, and wit. But most of all, I will remember his warm and friendly smile. It was a privilege,a pleasure, and an honor to have known and worked with you. Fair winds and following seas my friend.
October 5, 2019
I came to know Sal when he reported aboard SALVIA the summer of 1976 as my second in command of the USCGC SALVIA in Mobile, Alabama. He did a great job the year we were together under difficult circumstances. I always appreciated Sal's willingness to take on and complete any special task I gave him. He was a valued member of the crew and deserved all accolades. He will be missed!
Armand Chapeau
October 5, 2019
CDR Romo was a gentleman and a great leader, he will be sadly missed.
Tess Chiampas
October 5, 2019
Praying for the eternal repose of your soul.
Tess Chiampas
October 4, 2019
Sal was a gentleman, a great leader, and a friend. At CSEA, he was always willing to listen and help any and all. He was inspirational and a great mentor to me.
Norman M. Golden, EA
October 4, 2019
I will always think fondly of Sal. When he first became an EA, we used to car pool together to the monthly meetings with several other EA's from southern Alameda County.
Carol Vernaci
October 4, 2019
Sal was a wonderful and caring man. He was my dad's business partner for many years. He was a good friend to both of my parents. May you Rest in Peace, Sal.

Denise (Greer) Beeson
October 4, 2019
Sal was always so kind and always with a smile..he will be missed.
Sherri Scarrott, EA
Sherri Scarrott, EA
October 4, 2019
Sal was a wonderful colleague and a good person; it has been a privilege to know him. May Sal's family and friends be strengthened by good memories, and may he rest in peace and rise in glory.
Irene Lawrence
October 4, 2019
Sal was a wonderful leader and beloved mentor to me at CSEA. I am so very sad to hear of his passing. Sending love and prayers to his family and to his enormous group of friends. Godspeed Sal.
Jennifer MacMillan
October 3, 2019
I am extremely saddened to learn of Sal's passing. Sal was always eager to share his vast knowledge and had a very centered and upbeat persona. He will be profoundly missed by all of his associates.

Deepest condolences to his family.
Monty Lee
October 4, 2019
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Staff of Jess C. Spencer Mortuary and Crematory
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