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Irene S. Romo

07/06/1952 - 05/16/2020

Steffie “Irene” Ossola Romo passed away unexpectedly on May 16, 2020 in Mesa Az.

Irene was born on July 6 1952 to Salina and Louis Ossola.  Irene graduated in 1970 from Trinidad High School.  After graduation she moved to La Puente California.  Irene worked at Gigi’s burgers where she met her husband Richard and they moved to Battle Axe AZ.  Irene was the first female to work at the Copper Mines as a welder.  After many years Irene gave birth to 2 children, Lila and Ricky.  Irene then moved to Mesa, AZ and became a hairdresser and was a manager at a Hong Kong Island a Chinese Restaurant.  Irene also became a caregiver for our Aunt Bea.  Irene was a loving mom, grandma, sister and best friend.  Preceded in death are her parents Salina and Louis Ossola, Aunt Bea and Uncle Jim Ortiz and her sister Janet Barnes.

She is survived by her daughter Lila (Hank) Armstrong, son Richard Romo, 7 beautiful grandchildren, Alyssa, Carina, Richie, Naysa, Daniel, Larina, and Henry.  Also survived by her sisters and brothers  Linda Colangelo, Shirley (Jim) Padilla, Frances (Waldo) Munoz, Louie (Connie) Ossola, Sally (Leonard) Castillo, Loretta (Allen) Medina, Robert (Lisa) Ossola, Lucille Ossola and Michael (Sue) Ossola. Also survived by 2 special therapy dogs Cisco and Ace.

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  • Irene was a beautiful person! Loving mother, grandmother and friend to many. A kind soul that will be missed. RIP beautiful Irene your memory will live on forever in the lives of those you have touched.

  • Carol and Don Holman

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers

  • Sally Castillo

    She was my best friend and I will miss her very very much and I will miss her calls that we talked every other day for years. Rest in peace Irene untill we meet again!!

  • Prayers and thoughts are with you all. Your mom was one great lady❤

  • Patricia Foechterle-Farrell

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️💕🙏

  • Phylis Dalbec

    I CAN NOT SAY ENOUGH HOW MUCH IRENE WILL BE MISSED ,SHE TOUCHED SO MANY WITH SUCH BEAUTIFUL HEART! SAD FOR YOUR LOSS AS IRENE WAS A “TREASURE “GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY !

  • Negrete Family

    Sending prayers for you and your family for peace and comfort during this time.

  • Michael Ossola

    A wonderful sister and friend. She will be missed. May God Bless her and her family.

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