Albuquerque Journal North - February 18, 2003
ELIZARDO ROMERO SR. , 91, a lifelong resident of Agua Fria village died Friday at home with his loving family at his bedside. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fabian and Rosenda Romero; children, Juan, Dolores, Maclovia and Juanita Romero; brothers, Ramon, Rosinaldo and Primitivo Romero; sisters, Elisa and Eufelia Romero, Cecilia Barbero and Hidalia Sandoval; and his grandson David Snee. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Manuelita G. Romero; children, Elizardo Romero Jr. and his wife Maria Celina, and Jessie and her husband Rudy A. Martinez; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; his sister, Maria Anna Ortiz; and many other relatives and friends. Visitation is 4 p.m. today at Berardinelli Chapel with a 7 p.m. rosary at San Ysidro Church. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at San Ysidro Church with interment to follow at the Agua Fria Cemetery. A luncheon will be provided following the funeral services at the Union Protectiva, 345 Camino Del Monte Sol. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service.