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George L. Romano
George L. Romano

November 15, 1957 - December 9, 2019
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Resided in Sandyston Township, New Jersey


George L. Romano, 62, of Sandyston Township, died Monday, December 9, 2019, at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon Township.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, George grew up in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York, then lived in Missouri where he was a graduate of McCluer High School in Florissant, Missouri. The family became a summer resident of Swartswood in 1966, then moved in Sussex County in 1977 and had lived in Sandyston Township for the past 25 years. He was the owner/operator of George L. Romano Painting Contractor in Sandyston Township. A member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church in Swartswood, George was an avid fisherman and was a bass player for 5 Points Classic Rock Band.

The son of the late Salvatore A. Romano, Sr., and Concetta R. (Carbone) Romano, George is survived by his wife of 25 years, Colleen Romano; his daughters, Alyssa Romano of California, twins Ashley and Alexandra Romano of Sandyston Township, and Aimee Romano of Sandyston Township; his siblings, Joyce Lynn Simpson of Swartswood, Salvatore A. Romano, Jr., of Swartswood and Frank B. Romano of Lake Hopatcong. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, 203 Newton-Swartswood Road, Swartswood. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Saturday, December 14, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Memorial Mass
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church
203 Newton-Swartswood Road
Swartswood, NJ 07877
Sunday, December 15, 2019
2:30 PM

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