Jose J Romero

June 5, 1946 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 72)

Romero, Jose J

Jose was born on June 5, 1946 in the small town of Manzano, NM. He graduated from Albuquerque high in 1965 and married October 12, 1968. He worked as a machinist in the water department for the City of Albuquerque. He retired with 25 years of service.

In retirement he enjoyed being with his family and grandchildren. He loved drying and roasting his chile in the fall. He loved watching his luchas (wrestling). He loved to dance, swing his hips side to side and listening to spanish and country music. going to his "Heavens Place" at the ranch in Manzano where he taught his grandchildren to target shoot. He loved whole heartedly. He will forever be missed and always in our hearts. He is survived by his loving wife, Edna Romero of 50 years; daughter, Cynthia Sanchez and partner, Anthony Medrano, Melissa and husband, Elmer Dominguez; he was Tata to six grandchildren, Chylean, Mario, Nathan, Adrian, Eric and Arianna; brother Julian and wife, Mary Romero along with many nephews and nieces.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Maria Louise and father Antonio Romero and sister, Lena Brazfield.

A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 8:30 am at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, 5415 Fortuna Rd. SW. with a Mass to be celebrated at 9:00 am. To view information or leave a condolence please visit

Garcia Mortuary

717 Stover Ave. SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102


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