Anthony Mercy Romero, 101, peacefully passed away on February 26, 2023 in the comfort of his home in Pena Blanca, NM. He was born and raised in Santa Fe, NM with a secondary home in La Cienegilla, NM. Son of Maximilliano Romero of Santa Fe and Fulgencia Baca of Pena Blanca. He married Josephine Sanchez in 1942. Mercy proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII. He became a member of the Santa Fe VFW and served as Commander during the 1950’s. He was formally trained and worked as a meat cutter in Los Alamos and Santa Fe. He later moved to Pena Blanca and successfully owned a Grocery Store for 60+ years. In his twilight years, he enjoyed working his land and growing alfalfa.
Mercy is survived by one sister, two sons, four daughters, 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his spouse of 69 years, three brothers and four sisters.