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Jesse W. Romeo

Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 4 Dec 2010 (aged 70)
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 62719630 · View Source
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Jesse W. Romeo, 70, of East Street, Lee, died peacefully on December 4, 2010 at UMASS Hospital in Worcester with his family at his bedside.

He was born in Pittsfield on May 29, 1940, the son of the late Lenox Police Chief Anthony W. Romeo and Lorna A. Walden Romeo. He was educated in the Lenox schools, a member of the class of 1959, and was an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1959 until he was honorably discharged in 1965. After the service, he was employed at Peter J. Schweitzer Paper Co in Lee. He then went to work for George Van Zandt Metal Fabrication in Lenox Dale. There, he learned the trade he was best known for, welding. In 1971, he went to work for "Buzzy" Wellington owner of Industrial Welding in Lenox Dale. He was last employed by George Van Zandt Jr., as a Master Pipe Fitter and Head Foreman until retiring in 2006. He was a member of the Western Mass A.T.V. Association, a former member of the Lenox VFW and Lee Sportsmen's club.

Jesse most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, hunting, fishing, camping, ATV trips to Canada, and working on his computer.

He leaves his wife, the former Alice A. Bienvenue, whom he married on October 26, 1963. He also leaves his son Jesse Dean Romeo of Dalton; his daughter Antoinette "Toni" Wood and her husband Robert of Lee; two brothers, his twin Joseph A. Romeo of Lenox and Francis J. Romeo and his wife Bernadette of Pittsfield; two sisters Pricilla A. Costi of Pittsfield and Shirley A. Bienvenue and her husband Camille of Southwick. Jesse also leaves his beloved grandchildren James and Nicholas Wood.

Jesse's funeral will be held on Friday morning, December 10, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. from the Kelly Funeral Home in Lee, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Ann's Church in Lenox, with the Rev. Christopher J. Waitekus, pastor officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Lee.
Visiting hours at the Funeral Home will be held on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on December 8, 2010.




  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719630
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse W. Romeo (29 May 1940–4 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719630, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .