Obituaries

Krystal Marie Lombardo

Krystal Marie LombardoKrystal Marie Lombardo, age 30 of Ohio Ave., Shenandoah Heights passed away Wednesday at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Desiree and William Dunleavy of Pennsylvania Ave., Shenandoah Heights after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

Born in Philadelphia on December 2, 1982 she was a daughter of Joseph Lombardo of Lost Creek and Jody (Onisick) Paulukonis and her husband Robert of William Penn.

She was a 2000 graduate of Shenandoah Valley High School.  She received her training for Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) at Penn State University, Hazleton campus.

As an LPN she last worked at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.  Earlier she worked for Broad Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Frackville and Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah Heights.

Krystal was of the Catholic faith.

Pittsburgh SteelersShe was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Notre Dame fan.

Surviving in addition her parents and sister are two additional sisters, Sarah Frey and her husband Tony of Jacksonville, NC and Gina Lombardo; her companion, Jamie Cugusi with who she resided; maternal grandparents, John Onisick of Shenandoah and Joyce Onisick of Shenandoah; extended family, Joseph and Joanne Cugusi and Helene Gaborek all of Frackville; uncles, aunts, one nephew, one niece, cousins, many friends and her loyal cat, “Phobee”.

Prayer and scripture services will be held Monday, 1:30 PM at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian will officiate.  Interment will follow in St. Casimir Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Relatives and friends are invited to call Sunday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home and Monday from 11:30 AM until the time of service.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

Krystal Marie Lombardo Has 4 Condolences Posted:

  1. Patti Harris says:

    Desiree, William, and Jamie,
    My sincerest condolences in the loss of your loved one. Thank you for allowing me to provide care and comfort to Krystal. You are all to be commended for the exceptional love and dedication each of you displayed.

    Patti Harris, RN/Patient Care Director
    Arcadia Hospice

  2. Meri Cecchini & Family says:

    Dez, Bill, Jamie and family, Our sincere condolences to you and Krystal’s family and friends. Bless you! Dez, you are the “true meaning” of the word sister. All the love and support that you have shown towards your sister will be remembered by many, but most importantly, by your sister. Krystal will be looking down from the Heavens and will always be right by your side, especially now when you miss her the most. Stay Strong Dez, your sister would want you to be. Smile and think of the many good times you have shared. These are the memories she would want you all to remember. You will all continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless you!!

  3. Paul + Barbara Bernotas says:

    Desi and family,
    So very sorry for your loss.Take comfort in knowing you were the best sister and friend to Krystal her whole life–right till the end. That special bond will never be broken!

    Our hearts go out to you at this time and in the days ahead. – May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

    hugs and much love~

  4. niks says:

    My deepest condolences to Des, Jamie, and the rest of Krystals family and friends. She really was such a beautiful person, inside and out. I’m glad I had the pleasure of knowing her and calling her a friend. I hope you can all find some peace with her passing. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. <3