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February 15, 1940 ~ January 4, 2020 (age 79)

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WESTFIELD- Lorretta Lombardo-Kline, 79, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Genesis Westfield Center in Westfield, MA. 

Lorretta was born February 15, 1940, in Clay Center, Kansas to Harry M. Bauer and Enid D. (Jones) Bauer.

Lorretta was a Scholl Bus Driver for Southwick-Tolland-Granville Regional School District for 15 years. 

Lorretta was a member at Living Hope Church in Southwick, MA.  Her faith was a formative inspiration in her life.  She enjoyed spending time with her church family and singing in the church choir.

In her spare time, Lorretta enjoyed traveling, cooking, and baking.  She also enjoyed spending time caring for her 3 horses.

Lorretta is predeceased by her parents Harry and Enid Bauer, her husband Bruce Kline, her son Edmond Russy,  her brothers William “Bill” Bauer, Leighton “Lee” Bauer and his wife Amy, Sherman Bauer and his wife Nancy, and Raymond Bauer, and her sister Delores “Dee” Bundy and her husband Bob.  Survivors include her son Danny Lombardo and his wife Sandra of Westfield, MA,  her grandchildren Anthony, Abigail, and Angelina Lombardo all of Westfield, MA, her sister-in-law Penny Bauer of Lincoln, NE, along with many other family members and friends. 

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to St. Jude Childrens’ Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.  Online donations may be made by visiting

Family and friends will gather for a time of visitation at Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy., Southwick, MA  on Friday, January 10, 2020, from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  A prayer and committal service will be held at 6:00 PM at the funeral home. 

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Family & Friend Visitation
January 10, 2020

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Avalon Life Celebration Center and Cremation Services
691 College Hwy. PO Box 930
Southwick, MA 01077

Prayer / Committal Service
January 10, 2020

6:00 PM
Avalon Life Celebration Center and Cremation Services
691 College Hwy. PO Box 930
Southwick, MA 01077


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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