Agnes M. (Yates) Lombard

  • Born: February 17, 1928
  • Died: January 24, 2018
  • Location: Needham, Massachusetts

Eaton Funeral Home

1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
Tel. (781) 444-0201

Tribute & Message From The Family

Agnes M. (Yates) Lombard of Needham and North Falmouth, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2018 in her home surrounded by loving family. She was born on February 17, 1928 in South Boston. Wife of the late Joseph P. Lombard of Needham. Loving mother of the late Carol A. (Lombard) Virginio of Needham, James Lombard and his wife Taralee of Danvers, Irene Masciarelli and her husband Richard of Leominster, Claire Lombard and her husband Paul McAuliffe of Walpole, Janice Jones and her husband Scott of Morrison CO, Kathy Lombard of Derry NH, Judy Lombard of Stoneham, ME and Michael Lombard and his wife Kim of Needham. Beloved "Nana" to Joanne, Michael, Emma, Hannah, Nora, David, Angela, Josh, Harry, Kristin, Kelley, Taylor and Amanda. Great grandmother to Vincent, Julia, Eleanor and Rose.
Born and raised in South Boston, Agnes was a graduate of the Gate of Heaven High school and was proud of her roots and life long friendships made there.
While constantly busy raising eight children, Agnes never forgot the importance of helping others and giving back to the communities where she was raised and where she lived. Agnes volunteered her time at various organizations including the old Hamilton House Nursing home and the Meals on Wheels program. In addition, Agnes was a proud and long time supporter of many organizations over the years including the Laboure Center in South Boston, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, The Boston Police Athletic League, The JFK Library Foundation, St. Joseph Parish, the Needham Community Council and BID-Needham.
A longtime resident of Needham and North Falmouth, family and friends were of great importance to Agnes and she delighted in spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in her home or at the Cape. Agnes' quick wit and love of a good joke was endearing to all that knew her. Agnes' independence, integrity, resilience and generosity were inspiring to both her family and friends alike. She was greatly loved and will be missed by all.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, 1362 Highland Avenue, Needham on Monday, January 29 at 11:30 A.M. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Avenue, NEEDHAM on Sunday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Agnes's memory may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham, Attn: Samantha Sherman, Development Office, 148 Chestnut Street, Needham, MA 02492. Gifts may also be made online at