Obituary: Armando Serrano Romero


It is with broken hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of our Beloved Armando Serrano Romero at the age of 71. He entered this life on August 28, 1949 and was swept into the arms of Jesus on June 7, 2021.


Armando was preceded in death by his mother Martha Serrano, daughter Corina Romero and brother Rudy Romero. Armando is survived by his Loving wife Tina Romero of 31 years, their children, Hope Romero, Faith Romero, Marcos Romero, Analisa Romero, Jay Romero, Armando Romero Jr., and Amanda Romero. Also, elder children, Sophia Pape, Lynda Landeros, Angela Bragg and stepdaughter Elena Celaya. Sister’s, Rosemary Espinosa, Natalia Gutierrez, Carmen Gomez and Yolanda Fardnazari. Brother’s, Maximiliano Garcia and Fernando Romero. Mother-in-law Vera Rosas. Numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Armando “Mondo” married the Love of his Life, Tina, in 1991, and together they raised their seven beautiful children. Mondo was a Godly man and was Devoted to his Heavenly Father. He was a Wonderful husband and Amazing father. Mondo Loved, Adored and Cherished his wife, children and family. He enjoyed holidays and spending time with family and good friends. Mondo had a Heart of Gold and a Generous Spirit. He and Tina have been foster parents for 17 years. He was a jokester… life of the party… sometimes he didn’t have a filter, but it was always in playful fun and out of love. Mondo enjoyed dancing, listening to oldies, barbecuing, fishing, camping, movies, old cars and trucks (the faster the better). He was passionate about keeping his truck impeccably clean and an avid 49er fan!


Mondo was an exemplary, strong, hard-working man. Mondo’s professions included working at Firestone Tire Company in Salinas, construction at the Presidio of Monterey, landscaping and beautiful woodworking.


Mondo will definitely be remembered for his unforgettable laugh and debonair smile. We will Love and Cherish him in our Heart’s forever.


“For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord’s.” — Romans 14:8 KJV


A Celebration of Life and reception will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Remnant Church Madera, 518 Noble St. #114, Madera, CA. 93637.


In lieu of flowers, a GoFundMe has been established for his minor children and his wife listed under Tina Romero and Family.

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