October 17, 2009
Type Obit Here Walter Romas Utica Walter S. Romas, 62, a lifelong Utica resident passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Utica on January 18, 1947 the son of Stella Zagranczny Romas and the late Stanley Romas and graduated from Notre Dame High School. He then attended the Catholic Seminary in Detroit, MI. He served proudly with the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Walter was employed with the Federal Reserve Bank for over 27 years until his retirement. He was married to Sally Morris on October 8, 1983. He was a member of the Oriskany Veteran's Post and was a model train enthusiast being a member of the Train Collector's Assn. His survivors include his beloved wife Sally Romas of Utica; a daughter Cathleen and her husband Michael LaClair of Oriskany; a son and his wife Richard and Jennifer Romas of NC; 5 beloved grandchildren, Casey Marie and David Michael Bolinski, Samantha Birmingham, Skyler Anderson and Ethan Walter Romas; his mother Stella Romas of Utica; his sister Jean Marie Rinehard of Utica; his 2 sisters-in-law Georgeann Morris and Linda and Guy Angrisani both of LI. Also included is his former wife Carol Surace Romas of Wellesley Island, several Aunts, Uncles and cousins and his faithful canine companion Riley. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service with Military Honors which will be held on Wednesday at 11am the Kowalczyk Funeral Home 1156 Lincoln Avenue, Utica. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 until 7pm. Walter's family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Dhabhar and the staff of Hospice & Palliative Care Inc., especially Bonnie and Sandy for the excellent care and kindness shown to him. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Holy Trinity Church Memorial Fund 1206 Lincoln Avenue, Utica, NY 13502 or to Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413. Light a candle at: www.kowalczykfuneralhomes.com
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