July 24, 2011
Joseph Lombardo, 87, died at home on July 24, 2011.
Visiting will be on Thursday from 4-8pm at the Wilfred Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny (map, directions). Funeral service will be on Friday at 9:00am at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be officiated on Friday at 10:30am in St. Stephen's Church in Kearny (map, directions). Entombment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery (map, directions).
Born in Italy, Mr. Lombardo moved to the United States in 1952, settling in Kearny. He served in the Italian Army in the 1940s. He was a Blue Seal Fireman for Wallace & Tiernan in Belleville for 25 years.
He is the beloved husband of 61 years of Elizabetta Macrina Lombardo. Dear father of Frank Lombardo, Rose Friedland and her husband Wayne, and John Lombardo. Grandfather of Dominic, Dustin and his fiance Jamie, Daniel, and Deanna.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Stephen's Food Bank Pantry, 676 Kearny Avenue Kearny, NJ.
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