OBITUARY

Anthony Lombardi Sr.

October 10, 1935May 14, 2018

On May 14, 2018 Tony "Sonny" Lombardi, Sr. passed away. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna Mae Lombardi (nee Borowy); dear companion of Patricia Myers; devoted father of Tony Lombardi and his wife Ruthie, and Veronica "Ronni" Lombardi; cherished grandfather of Nicholas Joseph Caddick, Michael Robert Caddick, Tyler Joseph Lombardi, and Victoria "Tori" Lombardi; beloved son of the late Vincent Lombardi, Sr. and the late Marie Olaccio and his beloved step-father Nicholas Olaccio; dear brother of Michele Thrift and her husband Gary and the late Vincent Lombardi; loving uncle of Vince Lombardi and Nicole Thrift Gabby.

A celebration of Life will be held at St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church, 227 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10 am. Immediately after service, the Lombardi Family invites everyone to join them for food and celebration in the church hall (downstairs).

  • FAMILY

  • Anna Mae Lombardi, Wife
  • Vincent Lombardi Sr., Father
  • Marie Olaccio, Mother
  • Nicholas Olaccio, Stepfather
  • Tony & Ruthie Lombardi, Son
  • Veronica Ronni Lombardi, Daughter
  • Michele & Gary Thrift, Sister
  • Vincent Lombardi, Brother
  • Patricia Myers, Companion
  • Also survived by Grandchildren Nicholas Joseph Caddick, Michael Robert Caddick, Tyler Joseph Lombardi, Victoria " Tori" Lombardi, Uncle of Vince Lombardi , Nicole Thrift Gabby

Services

  • Memorial Mass Wednesday, May 23, 2018
REMEMBERING

Anthony Lombardi Sr.

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Tony Lombardi

May 19, 2018

My Dad has always been my hero. From the time I was a little boy, he was the one I looked up to. He taught me many things. His words of wisdom have shaped my life and my core values. I could never be who I am today without his guidance. Funny, if he heard me say that he'd probably say, "Hey, don't blame that on me!"

His sense of humor was amazing. His humility second to none and his willingness to listen, absorb and respond in a meaningful way, provided simplistic clarity.

I want to share this story about Dad: https://russellstreetreport.com/2018/05/18/lombardis-way/remembering-dad/

I will miss you so much Pop, but I know in my heart that you are now where you're supposed to be. Thank you every single thing. I love you!

Michele Wagner-Kail

May 17, 2018

It seems surreal to be writing this. My cousin Sonny had such a presence...his smile, his sparkly eyes, his genuine concern, his sense of humor, his big heart, his loving way. It's hard to comprehend that he's left this earth but he left peacefully, surrounded by his family, and that brings comfort to all of us. He was cared for and loved throughout his journey in a way that he so deserved, and I'm sure is so grateful for. I have nothing but respect and admiration for all of you. The way that you've handled yourselves over the last few years, and especially the last few weeks, is a tribute to him. I'm proud to be able to call you my family.
On Wednesday I'll celebrate his life too, and I'll be sure to wear "brightly colored clothes" in his honor. You will all be in my thoughts.
Rest well, Sonny. I love you.
Michele




Toni Wagner

May 17, 2018

Our Nephew "Sonny" Lombardi's Ready Smile will be missed. He always had a beautiful smile and a wonderful sense of humor. To know him was to love him.
May He Rest In Peace.
We pay special tribute to his Daughter Ronni, Son Tony and those who helped and stood by him through the trying times with love and compassion.
Lovingly, Aunt Toni & Uncle Carroll

Will Cloyd

May 17, 2018

It is fitting that you have chosen a celebration of life to honor your Dad. He has raised wonderful beautiful children who honor his legacy. God Speed your Father and raise a glass to his spirit that lives on.

James bullington

May 16, 2018

Tony,Carole and I would like to express our most deepest sympathies to you,Ronni and your entire family..May God watch over you and help you navigate this most difficult time in your life...Always cherish the memories and know that God has welcomed your father into a place where there is no more suffering and everlasting peace....."safe home,Mr.Sonny!"

Tim, Mandy and Tucker Houck

May 16, 2018

Sending love and strength to Tony, Ronni and the entire Lombardi Family. Every time I had the pleasure of spending time with Mr. Tony, I was the one that was blessed and encouraged. A sweet and honorable man who is loved by many. Love to you all during this time.

FROM THE FAMILY