Ernest Roman (Ernie), 58, of Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2014 surrounded by his beloved wife, children, grandchildren, sister in law and son in law. He was born on November 19, 1955 in Houston, Texas. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Dora Roman, children Ernest Roman Jr., Jason Roman, Stephanie Roman and Lori Roman; grandchildren Zachary Roman, Angelica Roman, Jada Roman, Reese Roman, Elijah Roman, Alexander Roman, Adam Roman, Sophia Roman & Zoë Roman; numerous family and friends.
Ernie cherished his wife Dora Roman of over 40 years. His love for her is everlasting. His mission in life was to make sure his wife, children & grandchildren felt his unconditional love. Ernest Roman a devoted loving father and grandfather that was very playful but an authoritarian when he needed to be. His strength, integrity, morals and work ethic were passed on to his children. He enjoyed watching his grandsons playing sports and critiquing their talent. Ernest enjoyed the gentle & sweet love of all his granddaughters. Ernie’s Sunday afternoons were watching football and having family time. Ernie adored the beach life; kayaking, fishing, BBQ, shrimp boils, bonfires and the warm sunlight touching his body. He loved the breeze of the ocean caressing his body.
Ernest battled cancer for over two years and continued to work through his illness. Ernest worked as a scheduler/planner and worked in the petro-chemical industry for over 30 years. Ernest was a strong dedicated man and never wanted to miss a day of work. He worked up to 4 days before his passing.
The Roman family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all our family & friends.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, 12:00pm at Niday – Fairmont Funeral Home in Pasadena.