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Mrs. Romig, 72, Dies in Hospital St. Petersburg, Fla., Resident Since '50s MILL HALL - Mrs. Zella E. Romig, 72, died at 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the Lock Haven Hospital where she had been a patient since April 2. She had undergone major surgery last fall at St. Petersburg, Fla., and had been failing since then. Mrs. Romig, wife of George T. Romig who survives, was engaged with her husband for many years in the George T. Romig Department Store here, and lived at 209 Main St. The retired in 1950 to make their home in St. Petersburg, their residence there being 400- 36th St. North. They were leaders in the St. Petersburg organization of "Tri- County Floridians," residents of Clinton and neighboring counties who spend their winters in Florida. The Romigs came to Mill Hall early this year because of her illness, to make their home with a daughter, Mrs. Forrest J. Cross. Mrs. Romig was born at Bene- zett, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Rummer. She was a member of the Mill Hall Methodist Church and its Woman's Society. Out of respect for her, the Methodist women will postpone a traditional Election Day doughnut sale planned for tomorrow. Surviving with her husband and daughter, Mrs. Cross, are another daughter, Mrs. Robert J. Knarr of Mill Hall; five grandchildren, three great- grandchildren; a 'half sister, Mrs. Joseph Mondell, Montoursville; and a half brother, Vance Rummer, Flemington. The Romig sons-in-law continue to operate the store here.