Thelma Marie Lomba of Hyde park, MA formerly of East Providence RI. Passed away on August 13, 2019, from a brief illness. She was born on October 2, 1939 in Branchville VA. Thelma was the eighth out of ten children of Johnnie Wright and Dollie Barns.
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She was also the last surving child of her parents. In 1956 Thelma graduated From Hayden High School in Franklin VA, then soon after she left Virginia, and travel to Philadelphia, New York City and settled in Boston MA, where she met then, married John J. Lomba, Jr., and moved to East Providence RI. Thelma was a devoted Housewife and held jobs as a teacher’s aide, in jewelry manufacturing and as a Nursing Assistant.
Thelma is survived by her three children, Tawana A Wright of Hyde Park, MA Jennifer E. Lomba, of Roxbury MA, John J. Lomba 3rd of Central Falls RI. She is also survived by three grandchildren Seven great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends in Boston MA, East Providence RI, Waterbury CN and Franklin VA.
Thelma was an expert cook and enjoyed, preparing dishes and entertaining for her family, and friends. She loved shopping, travel and High fashion Apparel. Thelma will be greatly missed and hold a special place in our hearts.