Albert F. Romano

Albert Francis Romano, 94, of West Norriton, PA, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2021, in the company of loving family, at Pennsburg Manor in Pennsburg, PA. Al was born in 1927 in Norristown, PA, the son of Angelo and Philomena Romano. He was a 1944 graduate of Norristown High School. An army veteran, he proudly served his country in Japan in World War II. Al was a hard worker. He was employed by the B.F. Goodrich tire company for 42 years and served as Vice President, Chief Committeeman, and Safety Representative for the Local 281 United Rubber Workers Union. After his retirement, he went on to work for People’s Cleaners for 15 years and spent 10 years working for CVS.
Al’s alias was Big Al, the Stromboli King. Stuffed-dough baker extraordinaire, he derived great pleasure from sharing his creations far and wide, from family and friends to the clerks at the local grocery store, and every loaf was a treasured gift. Cooking was a joy to him and until just a few years ago, we would get together as a family to enjoy a meal that he made.
He was an avid bowler for many years and enjoyed traveling around the country and eventually to Italy, to connect with his roots. He had a passion for horse racing and never met a game of chance he didn’t like. In his later years, he became a crossword puzzle enthusiast and was always up to speed on the news of the day. His greatest joy in life came from spending time with his beloved children and grandchildren.
Albert is survived by his three loving daughters, Cynthia (Ken) Roberts of Rhode Island, Kathleen Romano Phillips of Reading, PA, and Maria (Hank) Trampe of Barto, PA; his four granddaughters, Chelsea Smith, Samantha Atwood, Kendall Phillips, and Danielle Roberts; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Angelo and Philomena, and his siblings, Enrico (Rick) Romano of Oklahoma City, OK and Mary Pizzico of
Conshohocken, PA.
Albert was a private man and asked that his final services remain private. As such, no public viewing or funeral will be held. We’re planning to have a casual celebration of his life at a later date. His family thanks you for holding memories of him in your heart. If you would like to view a memorial video put together by his family please visit
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to All Souls Connected, a 501 (c) (3) charity, at 139 Robin Drive, Barto, PA 19504, or by visiting

All services for Albert F. Romano will be kept private at the request of the family.