Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Teresa Romero Jamero

Seattle, April 2, 2009 - (FANHSNATIONAL) – It is with sad news to inform the Family and friends of the Filipino American National Historical Society of the sudden death today of Teresa Romero Jamero at the age of 74.

Terri died this morning after a second complicated operation in Doctors’ Hospital in Modesto near her home at Atwater, Calif.

The “conscience of FANHS,” Terri served for two terms as National President from 1990 to 1994. Among her presidential highlights was directing the Fifth National Conference in San Francisco in 1994.

A FANHS CHARTER member, she first served in the President’s Cabinet (1984-85), as national treasurer (1984-1988), national vice president (1988-1990), then as the third national president, and as trustee from 1986 to 2001. She was a lifetime FANHS national member.

She remains a national president emerita and among trustee emeriti.

Prayers and condolences to Pete and their family.

Terri and her surviving husband, Peter Madelo Jamero, lived in Atwater, CA.

Terri, who with her family, had lived in Seattle for some 17 years, was a long-time moderator of the Filipino Youth Activities and served as 1984-85 president of the FYA Board of Directors.

Before and after her Seattle years, Terri was very active nationally and locally in Filipino American and Asian/Pacific American affairs.

HUSBAND, SOCIAL service executive, author and a personality in his own right, Peter, was a FANHS founding national vice president.

Six grown children and 15 grandchildren are the other immediate survivors, plus a host of Romero and Jamero relatives.


– Dorothy and Fred Cordova, thanks to Jacqueline Berganio-Jamero.)
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