LIJSL Mourns Passing of HOFer Joseph Lombardo
June 27, 2014 | by Ken Ilchuk
The Long Island Junior Soccer League regretfully acknowledges the passing of LIJSL Hall of Famer and former president of the HBC Soccer Club, Joseph Lombardo. The 71-year old father of two passed away on Thursday, June 26th.
Mr. Lombardo is survived by his wife Mary, two children Joseph (Lia)and Michelle Bijlhout (Clyde), four grandchildren, and his sister, Sally Lilli.
Visitation will take place this Saturday and Sunday, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, at M.A. Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Ave., Huntington Station. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, 9:30 am, at St. Hugh's Church. Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Joseph Lombardo’s memory to: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1324 Motor Parkway, Suite 102, Hauppauge, NY 11749 or The American Heart Association, 1 Union St, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.