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Alfredo O. Romero Jr.

September 2, 2021


Alfredo O. Romero Jr.,98, a long time resident of Cordova was called home to be with our heavenly father on September 2nd, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. Alfredo was preceded in death by his wife, Floraida Romero, Father, Alfredo Romero Sr., Mother, Beneranda Romero, (step-mom, Maggie Romero), 2 sons, Uvaldo and Donaciano Romero, 1 daughter, Helen Duran. Alfredo is survived by his children Lucy (Jesse) Sherwood, Patty (Joe) Martinez, Dora Romero and companion Michael Duran, Carol Salazar and Ramon Romero. Alfredo and Floraida helped raise their granddaughter Joleen Martinez with lots of love, 19 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren. Our beloved father/grandfather was a hard working family man. Worked as a sheep-herder, logger, construction worker to provide for his family. He loved horseback riding, hunting, fishing and had a love for the outdoors and walking the mountains. He was a man of God and loved his family dearly. He was always reading the bible, praying faithfully every night for his family, reciting the Our Father and Psalms 23 by memory in Spanish until the day he went home. He was a humble man and will be missed dearly. The memories we shared with our beloved father and grandfather are moments we forever cherish and hold close to our hearts. Public visitation will begin on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 at 11:00am in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory with a devotional service to follow at 11:30am. Burial to follow at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Cordova, NM with the following serving as pallbearers: Oliver Sherwood, Alibaba Duran, Kevin Salazar, Ramon Romero Jr. Isaac Martinez, Aaron Martinez, Roger Romero and Joleen Martinez. Honorary Pallbearers: Ramon Romero, LuAnna Garcia, Ricky Romero, Lloyd Martinez, Cheryl McCall, Jennifer Duran, Channa Romero, Lorenza Romero and Derick Salazar. The Family would like to thank Hospice Ambercare and nurses and workers for all their love and help. The family of Alfredo O.Romero Jr. has entrusted their love one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 

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