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James (Jim) Romero

d. January 21, 2022

James P. (Jim) Romero, 83 passed away on January 21, 2022, peacefully with family and dear friends at his side.  He was born in Dixon, New Mexico on December 7, 1938.  He resided in El Ancon on the mesa above the Rio Grande and loved the beauty and nature of the world around him.

He was a great humanitarian and a gifted artist. He graduated high school from Menaul, served honorably in the US Navy, received a bachelor’s degree from UNM and completed his career as Supervisor of the Probation and Parole Office in Espanola.

Jim is survived by his wife Mary; children Jeremy (wife Michelle) and Alicia; grandchildren Jeremy Junior, Shawn, Shiloh and Gabby; and nephews Mario and James Romero.  May his memory be a blessing to us all.

Services to be held at a future time. In lieu of flowers we request that a donation be made to Doctors Without Borders.

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The family of James P. (Jim) Romero has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley 505-747-7477

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