GRAND PRAIRIE, TX. – Ana Teresa “Tere” Romo-DeAnda, beloved wife, sister, and aunt, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, the 27th of April 2022 in the comfort of her Grand Prairie residence surrounded by her family. She was sixty-eight years of age.
Tere, as she was affectionately known by her family and close friends, was born on October 14, 1953 in Bajio de San Jose, Jalisco, Mexico, daughter of Manuel Romo & Carlota Perez. She attended school at Colegio Leona Vicario in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico and Escuela Publica Jose Arrese in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, where she also studied cosmetology.
A devout Roman Catholic, Tere was extremely faithful and involved with her church parish. Tere was the choir director for fifteen years for the Spanish Mass at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Cleburne, Texas, where she sang in vocal harmony and also played percussion instruments in the choir including the tambourine, triangle, and chime. Her favorite pastimes included gardening, reading, crocheting, knitting, and singing. Tere was avid in practicing etiquette, civility, and good mannerisms which she instilled in others. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends and all of those fortunate enough to have known her.
Preceding Tere in death were her parents, Manuel Romo and Carlota Perez de Romo; and her brother, Juan Francisco Romo.
Survivors include her husband, Juan De Anda; her siblings Gildardo Romo (Altagracia), Cruzmaria Trevino (Joe), Ubaldo Romo (Cecilia), Delia Romo (Everardo Ascencio), Lilia Hernandez (Sergio +), Margarita Beard (Jerry +), Jose Manuel Romo (Maria Teresa), and Jaime Romo; fourteen nieces and ten nephews; in addition to numerous grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday, the 2nd of May 2022 between the hours of three o’clock in the afternoon and nine o’clock at night, with the recitation of the holy rosary to begin at seven o’clock Monday evening within the West Chapel of Darling-Mouser Funeral Home.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at twelve noon on Tuesday, the 3rd of May 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1914 Barnard Road, Brownsville. Interment will then follow, via an escorted procession, at Buena Vista Burial Park, 5 McDavitt Boulevard, Brownsville.
The family expresses their gratitude and thanks to her caregivers until the end, her sisters, Margarita Beard and Delia Romo.
Memories of Tere may be shared at www.darlingmouser.com.
Personalized funeral arrangements directed by Steven R. Hieu Bailey and Staff have been entrusted to the care of Darling-Mouser Funeral Home at 945 Palm Boulevard in Brownsville, Texas 78520, (956) 546-7111.
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