Millicent P. Romano, “Pat”, age 76 of Newark, DE passed away on January 15th, 2019.
Born in Ridley Park, PA she was the daughter of the late Evelyn (Dulin) and Kendall Mezick. Pat began her career at DuPont, but stayed home to care for her two children for several years. After both of her children started school, she went on to cosmetology school. While in cosmetology school, she received her Instructor’s License and went on to teach at the Brandywine Beauty School. Pat later spent time in administration and went on to attend Widener College at the Delaware campus and received her associate’s degree in business management. Most recently, Pat worked at Macy’s as a Counter Manager for Christian Dior Cosmetics. She loved this job and remained at Macy’s until her retirement. After her retirement, Pat spent time as a house guide for Winterthur Museum and served meals at Hope Dining Room. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Newark. Pat was predeceased by her sister, Diane Gunther.
Pat is survived by her husband, Dominick J. Romano of Newark, DE; her children and their spouses, Clyde and Judy Warden of Taiwan and Sandra and Lori Waldee-Warden of Rehoboth Beach, DE; her sister, Sandra Hulton (Bill) of Claymont, DE; her brother Byron Mezick (Diana) of Poolesville, MD; her brother-in-law, Lamar Gunther of Charlotte, NC; her stepchildren, Maria Vandergrift, Dominick Romano, Jr. (Sandy), Charles Romano (Lisa), Rosemary Patterson, Michael Romano (Amy) and Peter Romano (Nikki); her 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday January 23, 2019 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 701 S. College Avenue Newark, DE 19713 from 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. with funeral services beginning at 11:30 A.M. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Paul’s Church at the above address. Online condolences can be made at mealeyfuneralhomes.com