Adele Romer, 95, died peacefully in Vero Beach, FL, on November 20, 2020. She is survived by her two daughters, Jeanne Albert of Vero Beach, FL, and Margaret (John) Handley of Eveleth, MN; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 61 years, Joseph A. Romer.
Adele was born in New York City and graduated from Brooklyn College. She and Joe lived in Rome for fifty years, where they raised their family. Adele worked as an elementary school teacher for the Rome City School District for many years, and she and Joe were active communicants at St. Peter’s and later at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church. After retirement they also enjoyed activities with the Ava Dorfman Senior Center, and loved to travel.
A memorial service and interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery are being planned through Nunn and Harper Funeral Home for a future date. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Relief Services.