NORWALK, Conn. - Josefina Arias Villalobos Romero, a longtime Norwalk resident, died Nov. 26. She was 68.
Romero was born Sept. 11, 1945, in Costa Rica. She moved to the United States in 1969.
Romero is survived by her husband, C.G. Romero of Norwalk; children, Andre Romero of Norwalk, Mary Beth Romero of Norwalk and Martha Santamaria (Alex) of Norwalk; sisters, Sandra Nikas of Greenwich and Marixa Barrintos of Costa Rica; brothers, Fernando Arias of Costa Rica and Bautista Arias of Costa Rica; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother, Duvillia Arias Villalobos; brother, Amadore Arias; and sister Carmen Arias all of Costa Rica.
Calling hours are Monday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave., Norwalk. Friends and family will gather for a religious service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at St. Joseph Parish, 85 South Main St., Norwalk. Burial will take place in Costa Rica.