Lois Ann Lombardi
Date of Passing:
Lombardi, Lois Ann, died peacefully surrounded by her devoted family at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI, on August 4th, 2019 after a short illness. Born in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late John Aldworth and Ethel Mae Pye.
Lois graduated from Central Falls High School as Salutatorian of the Class of 1960. Shortly after graduation, she met her beloved husband, Joseph Douglas Lombardi, who fell for her beautiful blue eyes and infectious smile. They married on November 4th, 1961 and resided in Barrington for 35 years before moving to an idyllic home on the water in Warren.
Lois was a devoted wife for 57 years, a loving mother of 5 children and an adored grandmother of 11 grandchildren. She was a key partner in her family’s business, Lombardi Construction, and an active member of her community. She was a member of Rhode Island Country Club since 1978, a Board Member of the Barrington Garden Club, and an active member at Holy Angels and later St. Luke’s Parish. Throughout her life she was an avid traveler and a talented hostess. She was a positive force and source of great joy to all who knew her.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children Lisa Lombardi Keegan, Joseph Lombardi Jr., Stephen Lombardi, James Lombardi and John Lombardi. Additionally, she is survived by their spouses James Keegan, Lizabeth Lombardi, Charlotte Lombardi, Ann Lombardi and Melanie Lombardi. Finally she is survived by her 11 grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday August 8, 2019 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Bishop Robert Evans in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Princess Hill Cemetery, County Road, Barrington. Immediately following will be a reception and celebration of her life at Rhode Island Country Club.
Calling hours are Thursday morning 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers and in the spirit of Lois’ generosity, donations may be sent to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.
I am so very sorry about your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love, Ann Marje
We met Lois more than 30 years ago, she opened her heart and her home to us, and since then we’ve been honored to be considered family.
She’ll be greatly missed but her great spirit will live on in all her beautiful family.
Although far, we are close to you in our heart.
Luciana, Claudio, Stefano and Cristina
Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Frank and Lynda Marcoccia
We were saddened to learn of Lois’ passing. We met Lois and Joe at the 8:30 mass at St. Luke’s. Sitting in the same pews each week led to conversations about our lives, in which Lois was genuinely interested! Her love of family and her husband was clearly evident, as was her faith and optimistic view on life. We were blessed to have met this lovely woman. May she rest in peace.
My heart breaks for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Big hugs!
Dear Lombardi family,
Marguerite Rippy, Trina Ward and I would like to extend our deepest sympathies for your loss. May your many beautiful memories and the strength of your family provide comfort and peace for all of you.
Your many, many friends in Cheshire have you and your family in their hearts. What a shock for all of you. Your mother was your hero, your guiding light. She always will be.
What a beautiful life!
I can imagine what you’re going through, having just lost my Kathleen. If you ever want to talk, just call.
Robert L. Pillsbury
So sad to hear of the passing of Lois. Her Children and Grandchildren meant the world to her. Joe was the love of her life and their devotion to each other showed clearly when you saw them together. Seems like just yesterday we were planning football suppers for the boys. Those were good times.
She will be missed by her family and her many friends. May she rest in peace.
With deepest Sympathy.