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Memory Lane Funeral Chapel
Friday October 18th, 2019
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Saturday October 19th, 2019

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Romelia "Romie" Perez

Romelia “Romie” Perez, age 83, of Merrillville, Indiana passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She is survived by her children Delia Hernandez of Merrillville, Indiana, Daniel (Martha) Perez of Portage, Indiana and David (Andrea) Perez of Mesa, Arizona honorable former daughter in law Tonya Ortiz.  Brothers Manuel (Sonia) Sanchez of Hammond, Indiana and Ascencion (Martha) Sanchez Jr of San Antonio, Texas. Sister Emma Sanchez of San Antonio, Texas. 

She leaves behind Lisa Hernandez, Steven (Katie) Hernandez, Victoria (Richard) Barajas, DeAnna (Zack) Wellsand, Arieana Perez and honorable granddaughter Kristen Ortiz. Romie adored all of her grandchildren.

Preceded in death by husband Hipolito Perez in 1993.

Her mother Lucia V. Sanchez and father Ascencion Sanchez Sr. Her bother Enrique Sanchez and sisters Ofelia Garza, Evangelina Narvaez, and Juanita Sanchez. Son in law Ronald S. Hernandez and in laws; Mario Garza, Hermilo Narvaez, Eva Sanchez, and Natalia Sanchez.

Romelia, more fondly remembered as “Romie,” enjoyed making meals and baking for her family and friends.

She was a wonderful person to be around. Someone who made you smile and always had a kind word to say to brighten your day. She will be missed by all who knew her.

A visitation will be held Friday October 18, 2019 from 3pm to 8pm at Memory Lane Funeral Chapel 6305 West Lincoln Highway Crown Point, Indiana. Arrangements made by Acevez Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or VNANWI (Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana) in memory of Romie.

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Delia and family are condolences for your loss.Are thoughts and prayers are with you on this day. Love Mike and Lisa Forney

Mike and Lisa Forney Oct 19 2019 12:00 AM

Thanks you guys so much! Love, Delia & family.

Delia Hernandez Oct 19 2019 12:00 AM

Many thank yous to you & your family! God Bless you.

Delia Hernandez Oct 19 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you fir the floral arrangements. Love the Perez family.

Delia Hernandez Oct 19 2019 12:00 AM

A Sympathy Floor Basket in Fall Colors was sent on October 18, 2019

Our love and deepest condolences to the family. We will miss you Romie! Felipe Rivera Jr and family

Expression of Sympathy Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

A Yellow & White Mixed Fireside Basket was sent by Rick & Regina Espinoza on October 18, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Oct 18 2019 12:00 AM

A Simply Lily-Pink was sent on October 17, 2019

Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed, says the LORD, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10

Expression of Sympathy Oct 17 2019 12:00 AM

A Pink Rose Fireside Basket was ordered on October 16, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Oct 16 2019 12:00 AM