Jose Romero, 78, of Indianapolis, Indiana died on Wednesday, December 26, 2001.
Born in Puerto Rico to the late Jose and Viviana Romero, he was the widower of Noemi R. Rosado Romero. He served in the U.S. Army for 28 years and retired in 1973 as a Master Sergeant. He served during WWII and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He also worked as an inspector for the Ball Corp. for 10 years before retiring in 1985.
He is survived by two daughters, Arys Harshey of Indianapolis, Indiana, Elizabeth Maldonado of Newport News, Virginia; numerous sisters and brothers; three grandchildren, Bryan King, Bruce Duncan and David Harshey; and three great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held in Altmeyer Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, on Sunday, December 30, 2001 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. A graveside service will be held in Peninsula Memorial Park at 11:00am on Monday, December 31, 2001.
Memorial Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.