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Fred J. Lombardo - 91

Crete, Illinois

Fred "Unc" Lombardo

91

12/14/1930 – 5/24/2022

Fred "Unc" Lombardo, Age 91 was a longtime Crete resident formerly of Country   Club Hills and the Chicago Roseland Neighborhood.  He attended Fanger High School.  He retired as a barrel driver for Budweiser at the age of 62.  Fred was an avid sports fan and never missed an Indy 500.  He was well-known to many as an "artist" in creating die casts, building model cars and figures from scratch, and capturing every detail.  He loved to travel to car and model shows with his nephews and close friends throughout his lifetime.  

His self-proclaimed greatest accomplishment was when married his beloved the late Jenny "Beba" Lombardo  in 1949 and created 68 years of memories together.  Fred is the son of the late Lottie and Jerry Lombardo.  Fred is the brother to Helen (late Don) Skafgaard.  He was known as "Unc" to late Fred (Nancy) Skafgaard, Donna (Andrew) Galvan, Donald (Annette) Skafgaard, Jerry Skafgaard, along with many great nieces and nephews. Brother-in-law to the late Mary Pavich, the late Andrew (late Judy) Pavich, Patricia (James) Mundee, the late Helen (late Jerry) Crowley, the late Rose (late Hale) Lemmer, the late Robert (Nancee) Pavich, the late Nancy Radakovich and the late George (Judy) Pavich. 

Lying in state at St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, 1500  186th Street, Lansing, IL  on Wednesday,  June 1, 2022 at  9:00am visitation, 10:00am funeral mass. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City.  For further information Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 and panozzo@panozzobros.com.

 

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