Joseph A. Lombardi, 84, Barrington

Joseph A. Lombardi 001

Joseph A. Lombardi 001

Joseph A. Lombardi, 84, of Oak Grove Avenue, a retired Barrington Deputy Fire Chief, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Ann S. (D’Allesandro) Lombardi.

A lifelong resident of Barrington, he was the son of the late Rocco and Antonette (Olivia) Lombardi. Mr. Lombardi was a firefighter for the Barrington Fire Department for 34 years before retiring as Deputy Fire Chief in 1989.

Joseph was a communicant of Holy Angels Church.

He served in the Rhode Island National Guard for 10 years.

A mechanic, he enjoyed restoring Corvettes.

Besides his wife of 64 years, is survived by a son, Joseph A. Lombardi Jr. of Barrington; two daughters, Mary Ellen Souza of Dighton, Mass. and Kathleen Balasco of Barrington; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

His funeral was held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside with a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Angels Church, Maple Avenue, Barrington. Burial followed in Santa Maria del Campo Cemetery.  www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com

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