Center resident Mario Aguilar-Romero, 63, passed away May 3,2022 at the Rio Grande hospital in Del Norte with his loving family by his side. Mario came into the world on December 24, 1958, the son of Antonio Aguilar and Francisca Romero. He was united in marriage to Catalina Majalca on November 2, 1980. Mario was an outgoing person, he enjoyed going for cruises around town, trips to the casino and being outdoors. He also enjoyed going for walks, gardening, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Catalina Aguilar of Center, CO; mother Francisca Romero of Monte Vista, CO; daughters Lucia (Jesus) Miranda, Gabriela (German) Chavez-Hernandez, Jacqueline Aguilar all of Center, CO; son Mario (Mariela) Aguilar of Odessa, TX; 8 grandchildren Chantal, Victor Almeida, Karyme, German Chavez, Jesus, Xime, Cami, Miranda, Julian Aguilar, sisters Antonia Aguilar of Chihuahua, MX; Crisanta Aguilar-Mejia of Monte Vista, CO; brother Alberto Aguilar of Chihuahua, MX; Pacual Aguilar, Jaime Aguilar both of Center, CO. He is also survived by many other extended family members and friends.
Mario was preceded in death by his father Antonio Aguilar.
Viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 from 1-4 p.m. at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Alamosa. Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 7:00 p.m at St. Frances Jerome Catholic Church in Center. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m also at St. Frances Jerome Church. Interment will follow at the Monte Vista Cemetery. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The care of arrangements has been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.