Romero, Jacob I. a 51 year resident of Torrance passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2003 in Torrance. Born in Colorado on May 25, 1923, Jacob was 80. He had been an engineer for over 32 years and had worked for Rockwell. He is survived by his beloved wife Alicia Romero of Torrance; daughter, Barbara (Gary) Johnson of Lancaster; son, Paul (Joanne) Romero of Folsom, CA; daughter, Susan (Dennis) Turley of Cedar City, UT; daughter, Anita (Steven) Sesto of Palmdale; daughter, Christine Leweck of Pittsburg, PA; daughter, Martha Romero of Torrance; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; along with sister, Irene Ramirez of Denver, CO and brother, Tommy (Mary) Romero of Hesperia, six sisters-in-law and many nephews and nieces. Visitation will be Thursday, September 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at White and Day Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd. in Redondo Beach with Vigil services beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Mortuary Chapel. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, September 26 at 10:30 a.m at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 3846 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. in Torrance. Entombment with procession will follow to Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.

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  1. My dad was a great man. I was fortunate to live with him for almost 28 years. We went on many family vacations together and I will never forget our camping trips. I will also remember always how emotional he was at my college graduation. It really touched my heart to see how proud he was of me. I miss him very much and always will.

  2. Dear Romero Family, Sorry to hear about your Father. Our Mother (Mary) passed last year and we also lost our Dad (George) on Sept 27th. We truly share your loss. Our Deepest Sympathies, The Lamb Family ( From Prairie Ave)

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