Lumbardo, Nancy

Written by David Green.

Nancy Louise Lumbardo, 52, of Wauseon, Ohio, died April 5, 2011, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

She was born Dec. 21, 1958, in New Bern, N.C., to Harold Gene and Janice (Hill) Fruchey. She married Rodney Lumbardo on March 21, 1981, in Archbold, Ohio, and he survives.

Nancy graduated from Archbold High School in 1977 and was previously employed as a hotel clerk. She liked to crochet and make necklaces, and enjoyed social networking on her computer. She attended Oasis Church in Wauseon.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother, Janice Fruchey of New Bern, N.C.; a daughter, Kristina (and Chad) Tedder of Hudson, Mich.; a son, Rodney (and Emily Resendez) Lumbardo of Liberty Center, Ohio; two brothers, Harold Fruchey of Colonial Heights, Va., and Keith (and Shirley) Fruchey of Archbold; two sisters, Karen (and Rosendo Gomez) Pierce of Wauseon, and Amy Stipp of Archbold; one grandson; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and her grandparents.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Interment will take place at a later date in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette.

Memorial donations are suggested y to the family, in care of Kristina Tedder.

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