Romualdo Lopez Jaramillo
1939 - 2015
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Romualdo Lopez Jaramillo, age 76, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Mr. Jaramillo was a native of Paranaque, Philippines and was a resident of Destrehan, LA. Beloved husband of Lolena Lagahit Jaramillo for 48 years. Father of Rolan Jaramillo (Terrie) of Destrehan, LA, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Romel Jaramillo (Monica) of Osan AB, Republic of Korea, Lisette Savois (Ralph) of Destrehan, LA, Roderick Jaramillo (Tracy) of Frisco, TX and Laura Haines (Jason) of Frisco, TX. Grandfather of Chloé Jaramillo, Zane Jaramillo, Isabella Jaramillo, William Jaramillo, Matthew Jaramillo, Vanessa Jaramillo, Gavin Savois, Carly Savois, Taylor Jaramillo, Reid Jaramillo, Makaella Haines and Adalyn Haines. Son of the late Esteban DeLeon Jaramillo and Elisa Lopez Jaramillo. Brother of Filomeno Jaramillo, Lilia Matias, Remedios Lacuna, Armando Jaramillo, Lolita Aldana, Arnulfo Jaramillo and the late Alfredo Jaramillo. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Jaramillo received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Feati University, Manila, Philippines. Mr. Jaramillo was a former employee of Philippine Refining Company, Saudi Arabia Aramco Oil Company, Reco Crane Company, Harahan, LA and he retired from Home Depot, Kenner, LA. He was a parishioner of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan, LA and was very devout to his Catholic faith. Mr. Jaramillo was a very devoted husband, father and grandfather and was an avid Saints and LSU fan. He will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives he touched. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., near Clearview Pkwy., in Metairie, LA on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2015 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM and on Thursday morning, August 13, 2015 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 13396 River Road in Destrehan, LA beginning at 10:00 AM with a Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Air Force Aid Society at https://www.afas.org/jaramillo_memorial in Mr. Jaramillo's honor. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.

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Published in The New Orleans Advocate from Aug. 10 to Aug. 13, 2015.
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August 13, 2015
I was lucky enough to work with Romy. He was a light in the darkness. He kept a smile on his face. His positive outlook influenced those around him. I will never forget his smile or the many lessons that he taught me over the years.
Bryce Steinlage
August 13, 2015
sorry about your loss,
robert wallace
August 13, 2015
Roderick, Tracy, Laura, and Jason, our deepest sympathies to you and your family. We have been thinking of you during this difficult time. May you find peace.
Lora & Rob Pace
August 12, 2015
Dear Ate Lolly and family, our deepest condolences and praying for the repose of the soul of Kuya Romy. May you find peace soon!
Jessie and Hermie Urcia
August 11, 2015
Roland, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Joe & Loretta
August 11, 2015
Lisette I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing. May you and your family take comfort in knowing that there is no more pain for him and he is with the Lord now.
Margo Navarre
August 10, 2015
Dear Lisette and family,
May God's love give you healing grace and peace during this time...all our love and prayers for you all...
Christie Adam Malaya &Luke Jones
August 10, 2015
Lisette, Dewey and I are praying for you and your family. We ask the Lord for His blessings and His peace for you during this time.
Dewey & Judy Gidcumb
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