MS Community Foundation was dear to his heart

Published in the October 27, 2016 edition

EVERETT— Carl A. Lombardi Jr. of Everett, passed away Oct. 17.  He was the beloved husband of Maria (D’Alleva) for 42 years and the loving father of Melissa Matthews and her husband Chad, Carl N. and his wife Katie, all from North Reading. He was the beloved son of Carl and the late Carmella (DeLorenzo) and the son–in–law of Nicola D’Alleva and the late Assunta.

Carl was the brother of Karen Connelly and her husband Patrick and Kevin John and his wife Judith and the late Keith and Kevin. Brother-in-law of Anna Celata and her husband Anthony, Nick D’Alleva and his wife Emma and the late Anthony D’Alleva and his late wife Diane. Proud grandfather of Dylan, Mia, Jacob and Grace. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. His funeral was held from Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Entombment was at Holy Cross Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to MS Community Foundation, 6 Samos Circle, Peabody MA 01960. Carl and his family are thankful for the support they received from the MS Community Foundation, his team at Brigham & Women’s MS Clinic and Palliative & Hospice team.

The MS Community Foundation is dear to Carl’s heart. The foundation helps people living with MS by building ramps and to acquire assistive equipment, financial support and emotional support. This will be his legacy. Rest in peace.