Jose A. Roman, 94, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida.
Jose was born in April of 1924, one of six children to the late Ramon del Carmen Roman and Celestina Quiles Roman, in Puerto Rico. In his mid-twenties, Jose joined the United States military like many of his fellow Americans, and served with the Army during the Korean War. Returning to the U.S., he and his wife Alejandrina, raised three children, and he eventually began a career as an X-Ray Technician, from which he would eventually retire and move to Port Charlotte, Florida, where he resided for many years.
He is survived by his children, son Lionel Roman of Palm City, FL, daughter Ada (Paul) R. Bradley of Punta Gorda, FL, and youngest son Milton Roman of Port Charlotte, FL; eleven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, three great, great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to his parents, Jose was preceded in death by his five siblings, his wife of 63 years, Alejandrina, and a grandson, Jose.
A Catholic funeral prayer service will be held 11 a.m. this Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Roberson Funeral Home at 215 Mary Street in Punta Gorda, FL. Following the prayer service, committal with Military Honors, will be held at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens cemetery also in Punta Gorda.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Punta Gorda Chapel.