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James Thomas “Tom” Lombardo

Jul 24, 1943 - Oct 10, 2019


James Thomas “Tom” Lombardo, 76, of Sheboygan, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Tom was born to the late Anthony and Laneh Lombardo on July 24, 1943 in Antigo, WI. He lived in multiple locations including Auburn, Alabama and northern Illinois. He graduated from Richmond Illinois High School and went to UW-Whitewater and finally graduated from Wausau Tech with an Associate’s degree. Tom was united in marriage on September 18, 1965 to the former Mary Fermanich in Mattoon, WI at Holy Family Catholic Church. Tom was a Systems Architect in the Data Processing Department at Kohler Co. for 43 years, retiring on June 1, 2007. He was a Packers and Brewers fan but especially loved watching his grandchildren play sports. Tom was an athlete himself as he was once part of the Sheboygan A’s baseball team and participated in many other bowling, golf and softball leagues. He enjoyed family trips to Antigo and fishing.

Tom is survived by his wife Mary; brother Jep (Sharon); children Nathan (Kelly) of Sheboygan, Timothy (Kristina) of Sheboygan Falls, Stephanie of Sheboygan and daughter-in-law Marisa of Fond du Lac; grandchildren Brockton, Katrina, Matthew (Kallie), Laura, Brandon, Benjamin, Blake, Brooke, Booker and Joshua and numerous other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother John; sister Linda Broen; son James Jr. and other relatives.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1439 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 12:00 p.m.

A memorial fund is being established in Tom’s name. Condolences may be expressed online at

The family would like to thank the staff at Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic and 2K Medical-Surgical of Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

Mass of Christian Burial

Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]


Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]



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Cindy Fermanich

Dear Mary, I'm so sorry to hear of your dear husband, Tom's passing. I have fond memories of Tom. He was friendly & kind. He was loved & will be missed by many & especially you, Mary. I sense you two had a special & loving relationship. My prayers are with you & your family. In sympathy, Your Cousin, Cindy Fermanich

Joseph Brachmann

Dear Mary and Family, I just heard that Tom passed and I pray that God will strengthen you through the loss, grief, and pain. May the eternal hope of resurrection in Jesus Christ fill your hearts with hope for the future as well as today. Condolences, Joseph and Millie Volkmer (sister)

Ron and Sherry Even

Sorry for your loss, we will always have the memories of our Alaska Trip together. our heartfelt condolences are with you. and your family.

Diane Fermanich Vorpahl

My sincere condolences for the passing of Tom. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with your family. Its comforting to know his life is just changed and not ended. Our good God has plans for all of us even now. May your faith be strong knowing Tom is happy.

Barb and Jack Leonhardt

Mary, our deepest sympathy to you and your family. God bless Tom.

Bob & Vicki Mavis

So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort through your family, friends and faith.

Louis & Charlene Borth

Our prays & thoughts go out to the Lombardo Family. Tom was very special there was nothing he would not help you or do for you. His pain is over, Rest in Peace Tom.