Hudson, NH & North Andover, MA — Anthony Romano Sr., 70, of Hudson, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, following a period of declining health.
He was born September 24, 1943, in Medford, Mass., and was the son of the late Jerry and Lena (Iacona) Romano. He was also predeceased by a brother, Jerry Romano.
Anthony was the husband of Karin (Hoock) Romano of Hudson, with whom he shared 51 years of marriage.
Anthony was a self-employed gas station owner, with locations in North Andover and Reading, Mass.
He was a Vietnam Era vetera, where he held the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army. Anthony was a life member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Elks Lodge 2070. He loved pets, gardening and always had a smile for everyone.
Besides his loving wife Karin, survivors include a son and a daughter-in-law, Anthony and Kristie Romano Jr., of Methuen, Mass.; a daughter, Jennifer Romano and her significant other, Jason Shaw of Salem, N.H.; two sisters, Marie Marino of Arlington, Mass., and Louise Romano of Manchester, N.H.; his beloved dog and scooter buddy, Topaz; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Richard Licata and Helena for all the wonderful care they provided Anthony.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday June 4, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home, 50 Ferry St., Hudson. A prayer service will begin at 12 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery in Hudson. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Anthony’s loving memory to Hudson Animal Control, 6 Constitution Dr., Hudson, NH 03051. To share a message of condolence, or for directions, please visit www.dumontsullivan.com. The Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home in Hudson is in charge of arrangements.