John “Jack” F. Lombardo
John “Jack” F. Lombardo, 80, a resident of Taunton for the past 38 years,
formerly of North Easton and Brockton, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Rhode Island
Hospital after a sudden illness.
Born and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late John and Beatrice (Yanni) Lombardo.
Jack was a graduate of Brockton High School’s Class of 1959.
Jack was an avid golfer and loved listening to classical music, especially opera. He enjoyed
thoroughbred and harness horse racing and loved his trips to Saratoga, New York over the years.
He worked in the printing business throughout his career at various locations in Massachusetts
and Rhode Island.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Marc and Karen Lombardo of Mansfield; and his
grandchildren, Emily and her husband Thomas Joncas of Bellingham; and Julie and Kate
Lombardo, also of Mansfield. He is also survived by his sister, Marian B. Whelton of North
Easton; he was the brother-in-law of the late John E. Whelton who passed away in 2018.
A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Cross Church, 225 Purchase Street, South Easton,
Massachusetts 02375 on September 12 th at 4:00PM followed by a reception in the Holy Cross
Church Parish Center. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jack’s name to Old Friends
at Cabin Creek, 483 Sand Hill Road, Greenfield Center, NY 12833 or via the web at
www.oldfriendsatcabincreek.com. Old Friends at Cabin Creek is an equine farm and stable that
cares for retired racehorses.
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