Rye-- June Lombino, a long time resident of Rye died peacefully in her home in Rye Colony on Saturday, the 18th of March. She was surrounded by her loving family at her death after a long battle with lung cancer. She is survived by five children and their families: Katharine (Kathi) and James Mulvey and their children Ashley Smith, Courtney DePinto, Katharine Boehn, and Stephen Mulvey; Tracey and Dante Brittis and their children Dante and Christina; R. Scott and Jolie Lombino and their children Robert, Brianna, Christian, and Madalena; Sherry-Lee and Wayne Stewart and their children Julianna Marella, Louisa Marella, and Keira Stewart; and Mary-Kay Lombino and Eric Steinman and their son Ezra as well as three great grandchildren, and a niece Katharine (Kim) Martin and four grand-nieces of California.
Born on June 28, 1935, in New York City, the daughter of the late Francis O’Leary McLaughlin and Thomas Franklin McLaughlin. She was predeceased by her sister Katharine (Kay) Morley in 1957. Mrs. Lombino was a graduate of New Rochelle High School, 1953 and LaSalle Junior College in Newton, MA in 1956. She was married in June of 1957 to the late Robert J. Lombino. While raising her children, she was co-owner of a women’s boutique, June Elizabeth’s in Rye and in Larchmont, for twenty-four years. Known to many in town as a warm neighbor and active community member, she was a member of the Rye Rotary, Rye Merchants Assoc., and the Larchmont Chamber of Commerce. For the past ten years she worked as a real estate agent for Stetson Real Estate. She was a member of Coveleigh Club for over forty years.
In her free time, Mrs. Lombino loved to play bridge with her friends, spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and she was an avid reader. She was devoted to her family, never missed a birthday or anniversary, and loved to tell stories with pride and colorful details.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Thursday March 23, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Graham Funeral Home 1036 Boston Post Road Rye, NY 10580. There will be a funeral service at The Church of the Resurrection in Rye on Friday morning at 11:00. For anyone who would like to send flowers, please send them to the funeral home or, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church. Her remains will be buried alongside her parents, sister, and grandparents in Holywood Cemetery in Brookline, MA.