Ruth M. (Briere) Lombard
of Lowell; 86
LOWELL -- Ruth M. (Briere) Lombard, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at Lowell General Hospital, following brief illness. She was the widow of Frederick Lombard.
She was born in Lowell on June 12, 1928, a daughter of the late Alexander and Arthmise (Masson) Briere.
She resided in Lowell and was a communicant of Holy Family Parish. A devoted mother and grandmother she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by 6 daughters, Donna Keefe of Dracut, Mary Jusczak and her husband, Frank, of Pelham, NH, Jeanne Santos and her husband, Saleotino, of Hudson, NH, Linda Cormier and her husband, Martin, of Lowell, Carole Dufresne and her husband, Robert, of Hudson, NH, Celeste Desmarais and her husband, Derek, of Londonderry, NH; 9 sons, Frederick Lombard Jr. and his wife, Denise, of Barnstead, NH, Robert Lombard and his wife, Eileen, of Old Town, FLA, Stephen Lombard and his wife, Barbara, of Allenstown, NH, Richard Lombard and his wife, Deborah, of Allenstown, NH, Patrick Lombard and his wife, Jennifer, of Derry, NH, Ronald Lombard and his wife, Tammy, of Dracut, Daniel Lombard, of Lowell, Michael Lombard and wife, Cheryl, of Lowell, and Dennis Lombard and his wife, Gloria, of Allenstown, NH; 2 sisters, Julie Chandonnette and her husband, Phil, of Lowell, and Cecile St. Onge, of Lowell; one brother, Raymond Briere and his wife, Holly, of Nashua; 40 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews.
She was mother of the late David and Gerald Lombard, grandmother of the late Darhlene Brien, Melissa Lombard, and Savannah Surrette; she was also the sister of the late, Ida Houle, Alexander Briere, Gerald Briere and Henry Briere and mother-in-law to the late Joseph Keefe.
LOMBARD -- Relatives and friends will be received at the M.R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell on Sunday, February 22, 2015, from 2:00 until 6:00 PM. Funeral Monday morning at 10 o'clock at Holy Family Parish, 30 Grafton St., Lowell. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Please visit online memorial at www.LaurinFuneralHome.com
Published by Lowell Sun from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2015.