Richard Chester Roman

Born: 08/02/1943 Passed:

Richard Chester Roman, 72, of Lorain OH, passed away from complications of a stroke on Saturday, November 21, 2015.
He was born in Euclid OH on August 2, 1943 to the late Chester and Jean (Wendrowski) Roman.
Richard had three sons from a previous marriage, Mark Roman, Eric and Stacy (Harrison) Roman, Todd and Nancy (Kalbrunner) Roman.
In 1986 he united in marriage with Elizabeth (Bernstein) Roman, who had two sons, Justin and Angela (Beverage) Ortiz and Shannon Ortiz.
Richard had eight grandchildren, Matthew, Mackenzie, Conrad, Cooper, Barrett, Lauren, Austin, and Jack.
He attended Case Western Reserve and graduated from The Ohio State University.
Richard owned The Castle in Lorain since 1976.
His professional career included IBM, Unisys, EMA Manager for Lorain County, EMA Director for State of Ohio, and FEMA.
Visitation for family and friends will be Sat. December 5th from noon to 3 at Castillo Real (The Castle) 2532 W. Erie Ave. Lorain Oh. 44053.
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12 Tributes to Richard Chester Roman

  1. Harry Hunter says:

    So sorry Todd

  2. Wendy Poltorek says:

    Mark, Matt & Mackenzie and family. I’m so sorry for the loss of your dad/grandpa. I know how much he meant to you all. May you be at peace knowing his spirit will be with you always. Lots of love. Wendy

  3. Jane Nangle says:

    Richard was a wonderful brother-In-law & a huge asset to our family!
    He will be dearly missed!

  4. Joni & Mike Palumbo says:

    Liz and Family:
    We are so sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. He was truly a beautiful person and will be greatly missed. May God bless your family as you go through this difficult time, and my Rich be embraced by God’s love in heaven.

  5. Angie Beverage-ortiz says:

    Richard, you will be missed so so much..

  6. Ann Bernstein says:

    Richard was such an important person to our family. We all loved him very much and we’ll miss him.

  7. Pat Beck says:

    Sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers to ease your loss. I worked with him at EMA and FEMA. A good man.

  8. Tammy Desatnik says:

    sending my prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Rich when I was working at Lorain county 911 and worked at his restaurant as well. He was always so easy to talk with and was a great person! rest in peace Rich forever more ??

  9. Bobby Catanza says:

    My Deepest condolences Todd to you and Nancy and your family, love you guys, and God Bless.

    Deepest sympathy

  10. Lori, Craig, Collin Oursler says:

    One of our oldest and Dearest Friends and will remain in our Hearts ❤️ Forever… With Love The Oursler Family

  11. Anna Enders says:

    My deepest sympathies Todd and Nancy! Praying for you and your family!?

  12. Hugo Reyes says:

    I’m very sorry for your loss Liz Richard was a great person with the best personality I remember when he used to make laugh and make my day at work he comfort me to be a great server and I will never forget that thanks to him May God have him in he’s glory with all the beautiful angels around him I will always miss him xoxoxoxo server at Castillo real Lorain Ohio

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