Keith Romano remembered for his kind heart, strong work ethic, generosity

Keith Romano

Keith Romano, a longtime resident of Monroe, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loved ones on June 29th, 2024. He was 50-years-old.

Born in Norwalk and raised in Trumbull, he was the cherished son of Jean Romano and the late Edward Romano. He was a graduate of St. Theresa School in Trumbull, Fairfield College Preparatory School and Southern Connecticut State University.

Keith was the owner/operator of R&R Sitework Development, LLC. He developed, managed and operated multiple properties in the area, and served as chair of Monroe’s Inland Wetlands Commission. Some of his passions included his son Jack, powerful machines, earthwork, Great Danes, and Kyokushin Karate.

He will be remembered for his kind heart, strong work ethic, generosity and a unique character that can only be described as “Keith”.

He is survived by his five-year-old son, Jack, mother, Jean Romano, brothers, Matt Romano (Sharina), Chris Romano (Kim) and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends are invited to calling hours Friday, July 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Spadaccino & Leo P. Gallagher & Son Community Funeral Home, 315 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06468. Funeral/Memorial service to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at St. Stephen Church, 6948 Main St. in Trumbull, CT 06611. Interment to immediately follow at St. John’s Cemetery, 500 Moose Hill Road, Monroe, CT 06468.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a memorial dedicated to Keith at the Wolfe Park playground in Monroe. This will be a special place where friends, family, and his son, Jack, can go to remember and pay tribute to Keith’s kind spirit and generosity to his community. Pledge your support at: https://gofund.me/bbc75b38.

Keith Romano volunteers for Wolfe's Den Playground's community build.
Keith Romano helps open the time capsule the original playground building committee had buried at Wolfe Park.
Keith Romano with his son at the Barnum Car Show two years ago.

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