Concepcion “Connie (Puring)” Romero, 82, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2019 after a short illness to be with her Lord.
Connie was born in Malabon in the Philippines on December 1936. She spent her happiest days growing up in a house by the water. After attending Far Eastern University, Connie became a U.S. citizen in Philadelphia in 1974.
Connie worked as an accountant for Hay Higgins Company for 15 years, followed by Mercantile Press until retirement. Her talents were many, she was a tremendous cook, gardener and hair stylist and enjoyed traveling the world and spending quality time with family and friends.
Connie is survived by her sister, Dr. Lilia Romero; brother, Jun Romero and his wife Nida; niece, Kristin Sheehan and husband Brendan; niece, Melissa Romero and husband Nate Wooten; and great niece Charlotte Sheehan.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019 following a 10 a.m. visitation at St. Helena’s Catholic Church, 602 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m. at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Heartland Hospice or St. Helena’s Church.
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