In Loving Memory of Rachel Romano
Rachel RomanoDunmore, PA March 11, 1921 ~ March 16, 2017 Date of Service: March 21, 2017
Rachel Romano, 96, of Dunmore, died late Thursday in the Dunmore Health Care Center. She was the widow of the late Ralph L. "Russ" Romano Sr., who died May 29, 1999.
Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late James and Rose DeMarco Chicco, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School. A member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, she was very active within the parish community and its Altar and Rosary Society. Rachel enjoyed playing bingo, her trips to Atlantic City and going out for lunch with her friends. She was devoted to her family, and especially cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are a daughter, Donna Koepfler and husband, Jack, of Throop; a son, Ralph Romano and wife, Sheila, of Dunmore; grandchildren, Jim Hennigan and wife, Maria; Karen Holmes and husband, Doug; Jessica Romano, Alyssa Romano, Michael Romano, Autumn Gilmore and Brittnee Boyer; great-grandchildren, Megan and Allison Hennigan and Noah, Nathan and Emily Holmes; her sister, Mary Musso, of Dunmore; sister-in-law, Angela Chicco, of Dunmore; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ang Falduto; and brothers, Anthony Chicco, who died during WWII, and Patrick Chicco.
The funeral will be Tuesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in the St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment to follow in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.