Dorothy Rhode Romano formerly of Napanoch, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. She was 98 years old. She was born on December 9, 1918 in Jersey City, NJ.
Dorothy graduated from the Hackensack Hospital Nursing Program and continued her career as the head nurse of the Preemie Nursery. She raised her family in Hasbrouck Heights and retired to the Catskills (Napanoch) in the 80’s. Her final years were spent at Country Arch Care Center in Pittstown, NJ. Dorothy loved her family, studying the bible, baking, knitting and babysitting.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Joseph Romano and his wife (Marian) of Stillwater, NY and Robert Romano and his wife Sherry of Milford, NJ; her grandchildren, Jill Campione (Tom), Matthew Romano, Robert Romano, Jennifer Kandel (Jeremy), Elizabeth Miller (Robert) and Nicholas Benedetto (Louise), as well as seven great grandchildren.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Joseph of over 50 years and her brothers Howard and Herbert Rhode.
The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, January 26th from 11am - 1pm with a funeral service beginning at 1 pm at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main St., Ellenville, NY. Burial will follow at Grahamsville Rural Cemetery.