Obituary of John E. Romano
John E. Romano, 77, of Old Forge, died Wednesday at home. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Biscontini Romano. The couple celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on October 1st 2018.
Born in Marion, Ohio, he was the son of the late Christopher and Eleanor VanVooris Romano. John was a veteran of the US Air Force and a member of the VFW Post 1227, Duryea. Prior to retirement, he was a computer programmer for Harper and Rowe Publishing Company and Sears Logistics. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge.
John’s favorite past times included fishing and carpentry. He was an avid fisherman who went on many fishing adventures in Canada. He was most proud of the construction of his lake house in Montrose, Pa which he built almost single handedly.
Surviving in addition to John’s wife are a son, John and wife Kara; a daughter, Kimberly Hughes and husband Dave, both of Old Forge; two sisters, Marian Crase and Marcia Bogar, Ohio; three grandchildren, Nicholas and wife Iryna Romano, David and Madison Hughes, nieces, and nephews.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge, followed by a 10 a.m. mass of Christian Burial at the Prince of Peace Parish at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, 123 West Grace Street, Old Forge, to be celebrated by the Rev. August A. Ricciardi, Pastor. Interment at Marcy Cemetery, Duryea.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Tuesday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge.