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ROMANCE, Michael Robert

ROMANCE, Michael Robert

ROMANCE - Michael Robert Passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the age of 77. Michael is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth L. "Betty" Sedita Romance; his sons, David M. Romance, Daniel P. Romance (Laurie); his daughter, Diane E. Romance Carroll (Jeff); his eight grandchildren and his two great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Dennis Romance (Maria Luisa). He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret Clancey Romance and Franklin Romance, as well as his sister, Sharon Romance Staples. Mike was born in Buffalo, NY, where he married his high school sweetheart, Betty Sedita, in August 1960. He graduated from Buffalo State Teacher's College and earned a B.S. in Education and a Master of Science Degree in Social Studies. Additional graduate work was done at New York University College in Educational Administration. He became the Director of Personnel for the school district in Lancaster, NY. After various positions in education, he retired and moved to Louisiana. Mike retired as Human Resource Manager and Property Control Director at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Knights of Columbus Ludovicum Council 4663, 1427 Seminole Ave., Metairie, LA 70005 or to Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1000 Howard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70113 are preferred. The online guestbook is available at

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