George W. Romagosa
George W. Romagosa, age 89, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016. He was born in 1927 to the late Margot Paetzold and Antonio Romagosa in Habana Cuba. George immigrated to the United States and resided in New Orleans since 1960 when he fled Cuba with his family after the Communist overthrow of the Cuban government. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dulce Maria Gonzalez to whom he was happily married for 60 years and a brother, Antonio Romagosa, Jr. of Miami, FL. He is survived by his daughter, Maggie Beguiristain (Frank) and two grandsons, Alex Beguiristain and George Beguiristain, all of Metairie. George was an employee of Continental Grain Company for 37 years and retired in 1997. He spent his remaining life taking care of his wife Dulce until her death in 2009. He will be remembered and truly missed by his family and numerous friends who loved him. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie, LA. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be in Garden of Gethsemane located in Garden of Memories Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, www.stjude.org as this charity was close to George's heart. The online guestbook is available at www.gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com .
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