Obituary of Joseph F. Lombardo, Sr.
Joseph F. Lombardo Sr. joined his beloved wife, Rose, on March 15,
2019. Joe was born April 19, 1918, the son of Sicilian immigrants.
He spent several years in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) prior
to WWII. In 1940 he enlisted in the National Guard and went on to
serve with the 209th Anti-Aircraft Regiment until July 4, 1945. Joe
then returned to his work at Blaw-Knox until his retirement in 1984.
Joe married Rose Guerra in 1948 and they became the parents of Joseph
Jr. (Dolores), David (Susan), Michael (Camille), Steven (Linda) and
Kevin (Susan) Lombardo; grandparents of Victor (Ivana), Fabio (Iris),
Anthony (Karen), Jennifer and Rachel (Fiancé Ed Croft) Lombardo and
also Lisa Geyer and Amy Nye (Terry), and Shannah McGill; and
great-grandparents of Aleksandar, Filip, Joseph, Jack, and Matteo. Joe
leaves behind his brother, Salvatore (Shirley) Lombardo, sister Mary
Kreiger, and was predeceased by his sister Rose and his brothers,
Michael, Russell, Anthony(Ceil) and by brothers-in-law the late
Vincent (Mary) and Joseph (Patricia) Guerra. He is also survived by
sisters-and-brothers-in-law, Delphine, Michael (the late Clara)
Guerra, Dorothy Vaughan, Jeanette (Thomas) Rebescher, and by numerous
nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Monday from 4-7 PM at the
JOHN ROBERTS FUNERAL HOME, 280 Grover Cleveland Hwy., Amherst.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday March 19th at 10:00 AM. at
the same address. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
the Western New York Kidney Foundation. Entombment in Pine Lawn