Max Romero, age 74 and resident of Belen, NM passed away on March 12, 2019. He was a Junior High and High School Biology and Chemistry teacher for 25 years in Belen, and a steward of agriculture and animals. He was active with the NM Hereford Association, and very accomplished in all aspects of building a home, farm, and ranch with his own hands and the help of his wife and family.
He was preceded in death by Mother Precilla Romero, Father Boleslo Romero, Brothers Ruben and Eleven Romero, by his Father and Mother in law Adolfo and Nancy Sanchez, and by his Sister-in-law Therese Sanchez.
He is survived by his wife Joan S. Romero, sons Max-Jayde and Manuel (Myles) Romero, daughter Melanie Nancy Romero, Sister Adela & Husband Tayo Garcia, Sister Mary & Husband Gene Gabaldon, Brother Dennis & Wife Marie Romero. Also survived by Brother in laws Dr. Roland K. Sanchez & Wife Elia, Adolf Sanchez & Wife Kathy, Fred Sanchez, and by man endearing nieces and nephews.
All services will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. A Viewing will begin at 9:30 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 10:00 a.m., and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. The Family will be having a private interment at a later date. There will not be a reception after the mass. The family is grieving very much and needs that time to heal, following his prolonged illness of over two years. The family hosted a Birthday party for Max about 6 weeks ago that served as a celebration of his life and gave him the opportunity to see and enjoy so many of his loving friends and family while he was still alive.
MAX HAD A VERY GENEROUS SPIRIT TO ALL PEOPLE IN ALL WALKS OF LIFE, SO IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, THE FAMILY ASKS THAT YOU DONATE IN MAX’S NAME TO YOUR FAVORITE CHARITY, OR PLANT A TREE.
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., (505)864-4448.