Fernando Romero entered eternal peace and joined our Lord and his loving parents on May 5, 2013. Fernie was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on December 1, 1954, to the late Bernie and Dora Romero. His parents, brother Alex, and his paternal and maternal grandparents preceded him in death. His survivors include his loving partner and friend, Jerardina Sears; daughter, Azura; sisters, Louise Cavatta of Santa Fe, NM, and Tinamarie (Leonard); brothers, David (Candace) and Raoul; and many nieces and nephews in Tucson, AZ. To those who knew him and loved him, Fernie will be remembered as a gentle, kind-hearted soul who always had a joke and was ready to laugh. May you rest in peace, our beloved father, brother, uncle, and friend. Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, 1240 S. Espina, Las Cruces, NM. Interment will follow in the Columbarium. Arrangements by DESERT SUNSET FUNERAL HOME.