John Francis Romps, 78, of Port Washington, died on Nov. 2, 1998. Husband of Bernadette Rose (nee Helmstetter). Father of John Jr. (Jane), Jacqueline M. Hopkins (Joe) and Frank B. (Eileen). Grandfather of John III, Bob, Michael, Kristin, Nancy, Courtney, Lindsay and Jamie. Great-grandfather of one. Arrangements were made by the Austin F. Knowles Funeral Home, Port Washington. Funeral Mass at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Chruch. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.