Michele lost her brave fight against pancreatic cancer on December 31, 2010 at 8:00 P.M.
Born at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, CA on August 8, 1954, to Dominick and Jaqueline Lombardo, Michele graduated from Willow Glen High School.
A 30-year resident of San Martin, CA, she owned her own legal document service. An accomplished and talented seamstress and craftswoman Michele was an avid antique collector.
Michele is survived by her children Crystal (Steven) of San Martin, Amanda (Ari) of New Jersey and Julian, her loving mother Jaqueline Palmer of Santa Maria, brother Leonard, (Debbie) of Sutherlin, OR, sister Patricia (Lewis) of Capitola, nieces Leah and Rachele, many cousins, her aunt and uncle Mary and Tony Girasole of San Jose, her devoted partner Anthony Quilici who lovingly cared and stayed at her side those final weeks, her treasured friend Cyd Mathias of Milpitas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to your local SPCA or Pancreatic Cancer research.
A memorial service will be held ob March 19, 20101, (Sat.) at 1:30 P.M. at SGI Community Center, 1875 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara, CA