Ralph G. Lombardi, age 92 of Ho Ho Kus, died suddenly on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his residence. Ralph was born in Brooklyn, NY and had been a resident of Ho Ho Kus for 56 years. Ralph and his wife, Mary were long time active parishioners of Church of the Nativity, Midland Park. Ralph was a veteran having served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Ralph’s greatest pleasure was spending quality time with his family but in his spare time, Ralph was a member of the Hobbyist Unlimited, the Ho Ho Kus Seniors, Ho Ho Kus Garden Club and a member of the Master Gardner’s of Bergen County for many years. Before retiring in 1988, Ralph served as the associate Law Librarian of the law firm of Shearman & Sterling, New York, NY where he worked for 42 years. Ralph is survived by his loving family and devoted wife of 64 years, Mary Lombardi of Ho Ho Kus and his children; Ralph G. Lombardi, Gregory Lombardi and his wife, Maureen, Loretta Ward and her husband, Carl. Ralph is also survived by his eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Mary Beth Lombardi, a grandson, Kevin and granddaughter, Christine. Visiting will be Tuesday, 2 – 5 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, 10:30 AM at Church of the Nativity, 315 Prospect Street, Midland Park. A private cremation will be held.
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