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Romeo Valianti, tax division director

Romeo Valianti, tax division director

Romeo Valianti, who had been director of the Maryland State Comptroller's Admissions and Amusement Tax Division, died Wednesday at his Finksburg home of a heart attack. He was 90.

The son of Vincent Valianti, an immigrant Italian tailor, and Castellani Valianti, a garment worker, Romeo Valianti was born and raised in Westminster, where he graduated in 1942 from Westminster High School.

In 1942, he enlisted in the Navy, and served in the North Atlantic and Europe. He remained in the service after the end of the war. He later served in Korea during the Korean War. He was discharged in 1952.

He was a graduate of the Baltimore College of Commerce and worked as an auditor for...