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Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Coral Ridge Cemetery

950 Chiquita Blvd. S, Cape Coral, FL

OBITUARY

Richard Lee Giallombardo

January 23, 1950January 5, 2020

Richard Lee Giallombardo, 69 of Cape Coral, Florida passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born on January 23, 1950 in Gary, Indiana to John Giallombardo and Jacquelin (nee: VanLieu) Nightengale. He is a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Army and was awarded the National Defense Service, Vietnam Service, Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medal, to name a few. Some of his qualifications included Parachutist Badge, Expert Qualifications Badge with a Rifle, Mortar and Grenade Bar. He is survived by his loving family including, his daughter Davina Giallombardo; son Richard Giallombardo; granddaughters, Hailey and Skyler; two brothers, Bob and John; five sisters, Connie, Barbara, Pam, Jacque and Cathy; cousins, Sonny and Donna; and several nieces and nephews. His family said he was a very caring and loving person, who was loved by so many people.

Services will begin at 1:30pm on Wednesday, January 8th at the South West Florida Military Museum, 4920 Leonard Street, Cape Coral, FL 33904 239-541-8704, with Military Honors by American Legion Post 90, Cape Coral. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Jude, 501 St. Jude Place, Mephis, TN 38105, https://www.stjude.org/give/memorials-and-dedications.html

Services

  • Memorial Celebration Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • Military Honors Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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JANINE WAHLFELD

January 8, 2020

Will miss you when I am in Florida. Enjoyed sitting on your patio with you. To this day, I think of you every time I see a "Malibu light". Are you keeping them laughing up there?

Howard Wagner

January 7, 2020

Rich we had some good times when we got back had to fight some rough Demons got a little crazy at times. You always gave me a smile when I thought of you. Rest now Brother in Peace.

Andrea Kelly

January 7, 2020

Many fond memories I have of Richie. . I want to thank him for his service to our country for our freedom. I know this came with tremendous personal sacrifice. May he rest in eternal peace💜

Paul Mazzariello

January 7, 2020

Rich...
RIP my friend....loved u like a brother and I'm sorry this has happened......I hope now your at peace and finally pain free...till we meet again,I'll have a few fireballs in your honor....love you and its been my pleasure knowing u all these years..

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