OAKLAND, N.J. -- William A. Romollino Jr., a longtime Oakland resident, award-winning Rotary member and businessman, died Nov. 21. He was 69.
Born and raised in New Jersey, he lived in Oakland for nearly 50 years. A graduate of St. Mary's High School in Little Ferry, Romollino attended St. John's University.
Romollino built his career in quality assurance for metals and was involved in several business ventures, including Window Products of America and Genesis Auto Service. He also had corporate roles at Inverness Corporation and Hunter Douglas.
As president of the Oakland/Franlklin Lakes Rotary Club, he received the Paul Harris Award, one of the highest honors from Rotary International. In addition to Rotary, his interests included the Gift of Life Foundation, automobiles, children and companion dogs.
He was preceded in death by his wife of more than 40 years, Cynthia Romollino.
He is survived by his son, William A. Romollino III, and his daughter-in-law Valerie Walburn.
A funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 117 Franklin Ave., Oakland.
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