Sally Ann Romano, 78, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Sally Ann Romano, 78, Watertown, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 18, 2022, surrounded by her loving family

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home  Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours will begin at 11 a.m. prior to the funeral on Saturday.

Born Jan. 1, 1944, in Watertown, NY, she was the daughter of late William and Gertrude Bertrand Pattison.

She married Albert J. Romano on Oct. 4, 1966, and resided in Watertown, NY where they raised their children. Mr. Romano died in 2013.

Sally was employed in the house keeping department at Mercy Hospital in Watertown, NY.

She was a devoted wife and mother

Her favorite past times were crocheting and going to Bingo. Sally loved her pet birds named Jim and Frankie. Sally was an avid Elvis Presley fan and loved Country Music. She could be seen tapping her foot to the music.

Sally was known for her giving nature and happy personality. One of her fondest memories was crocheting a flag and sending it to Jerry Lewis who put it in his museum.

She is survived by her children, Donald (Karen) Ruppe, California,  Darlene (Mark) Montgomery, New York , Albert (Barbara) Romano Jr, Dexter, NY and James Romano, Watertown, NY; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, William Pattison, Clayton, NY; and a sister, Barbara Cornaire, Clayton, NY.

A sister, Jeanie Pattison, died before her.

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