Mondo Lombardi

November 24 1923 - January 18 2024

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Visitation :

John Quint Treboni Funeral Home
Thursday January 25th 2024 4-7 pm

1177 W. 5th Avenue
Columbus Ohio 43212


Prayer Service at 6:30 pm


Funeral Mass
Friday January 26th 2024 at 10:00 am

St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church
7179 Avery Road
Dublin , Ohio 43017


Friends and Family are asked to meet at the Church for the Funeral Mass

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Mondo F. Lombardi, Certified Public Accountant, was born November 24, 1923, in Pagliarone, (Abbruzzi Region) Italy. He came to the United States on January 31, 1931 at the age of 7 with his mother Gelsomina Lombardi, following his father Pasquale Lombardi who had immigrated to the U.S. ahead of his family. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Edith Lombardi; his parents, Pasquale and Gelsomina Lombardi; his brothers, Anthony (Eileen) Lombardi and John (Judy) Lombardi. Mondo is survived by his seven children, Linda (Mike) Norris, Elizabeth Oliva, Robert (Susie) Lombardi, Catherine Yerich, Jane (Tom) Paskell, Patricia Cantwell and John Lombardi. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Mondo graduated from West High School in 1943 where he lettered in football and golf. Graduating from Ohio State University in 1948 with a Bachelor of Science degree, he majored in accounting, and was a member of the Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity. He proudly served in World War II as a staff sergeant with the U.S. 8th Air Force, 303rd Bomb Group, over continental Europe. He was a waist gunner on a B-17 Bomber and was awarded the Airman's Medal, two Bronze Campaign Star Medals and the Purple Heart Medal. Five years following graduation from OSU and before starting his own accounting practice, he was an auditor with the Internal Revenue Service. He founded Mondo F. Lombardi & Co. in 1953 and practiced accounting and tax consulting for 22 years. He merged the practice in 1975 with the former Touche Ross & Co., an international accounting and consulting firm, and became the Managing Partner for the Columbus, Ohio office. He retired from the firm in 1988. He practiced in the Accounting Profession for 35 years. He was a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, OSU Alumni Association, former member Columbus Kiwanis Club, Mercator Club, the Columbus Athletic Club, and the University Club. He had a true passion for the game of golf. For 59 years he was a member of Brookside Golf and Country Club in Worthington, Ohio where he had 6 hole-in-ones. He was a charter member of the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio for 45 years, and a member of Collier's Reserve Country Club in Naples, Florida for 10 years. Among his many notable achievements in golf, he was most proud of winning the 1969 National Amputee Golf Championship in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was a founding member of the St. Brigid of Kildare Church in Dublin, Ohio as well as a founding member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Naples, Florida. He was a loving and devoted husband and father. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the caring staff of Riverside Ohio Health Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Overwatch Partnership at or Evans Scholars Foundation at A visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan 25, 2024 from 4-7 pm at the John Quint Treboni Funeral Home, 1177 W 5th Ave Columbus, Ohio 43212. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Jan 26, 2024, at St. Brigid of Kildare Church 7179 Avery Rd Dublin, Ohio 43017 at 10 am with a procession following to St. Joseph Cemetery, 6440 S High St Lockbourne, Ohio 43137. To leave a condolence or contribution please visit


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Condolences for Mondo Lombardi

From : David and Jane Maree Mezey
To : The Lombardi Family
Date: January 20th 2024

Sending our heartfelt sympathy regarding the loss of your Dad’s/ Grandfather’s physical presence. May you find comfort as you celebrate a life well lived. We were blessed to know Mr. Lombardi. He was always so kind and welcoming!
With love,
David and Jane Maree Mezey (Michael’s sister)
From : Tony Minish
To : The Lombardi Family
Date: January 21st 2024

I am so sorry for your loss Mondo lived an amazing life. He is now at peace in His Kingdom. I am praying for you all.
God Bless
From : The Krasnow Family
To : The Lombardi Family
Date: January 21st 2024

Lynnie, our heartfelt sympathy at the passing of your father. Our condolences to all the Lombardies. May you take great comfort in having shared in and enjoyed your father’s and grandfather’s long and purposeful life. Our love to all of you.
From : Kim and Mary Jane Ashley
To : Trish and family
Date: January 21st 2024

So sorry to hear about your loss. What an incredible, kind hearted man with many accomplishments! We are so happy our daughter Kristen and little Ellie were able to meet and get to know Mondo. Kim was also pleased to met Mondo when Patrick invited him to the 2022 memorial tounament. We are praying for your family and Mondo’s continued happiness in heaven
From : Joseph V Nerone
To : Lombardi family
Date: January 22nd 2024

Mondo was a war hero, devoted to Edith and his family. A great CPA devoted to his clients and a great golfer. What a guy. Friend and partner, Joe Nerone.
From : Scott R Mote
To : Lomabardi Family
Date: January 23rd 2024

Sorry for your loss. I worked for Mondo in 1975-77 while I was in law school. That income allowed me to finish school, and I am forever grateful.
From : David Penzone
To : The Lombardi family
Date: January 23rd 2024

My most heartfelt condolences to the family. Mondo was one of a kind and will be deeply missed. He hired me in 1976, and I still have the original offer letter from Touche Ross signed by Mondo. He was a terrific mentor and shaped my professional development. One of my most treasured memories was winning the Bearfoot Classic (Muirfield Village member-guest tournament) as Mondo's partner. I am so very sorry for your loss. Mondo's memory will always shine brightly and his influence will endure.
From : Cyndi Oliva
To : The Lombardi Family
Date: January 23rd 2024

So sorry for the loss of your father/grandfather. Was wonderful you were all able to celebrate with him in November and he was able to see everyone. He had a wonderful life and has left a beautiful legacy. He will be greatly missed.
From : John Grant
To : Bob and Susie
Date: January 24th 2024

Mondo was one of a kind. You do not meet many people like him throughout your life. He was many things, most of all, a true gentleman. Always a kind word and that smile. There just are not many people like Mondo in this world. He made this world a better place.
From : Larry Cassady
To : Lombardi Family
Date: January 24th 2024

So sorry to hear of Mondi's passing. He was a true gentleman, kind person and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
From : Mark and Nancy McKeever
To : Lombardi family
Date: January 27th 2024

We humbly offer our respects to an American hero, Mondo Lombardi. The brave men left from WWII may be few in numbers but they shall never be forgotten for their courage and sacrifice. We never met or knew Mr. Lombardi, and that would be our loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.
From : Merrlyn Cahill
To : Beth and Family
Date: February 4th 2024

I am so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. May God’s love, along with your many happy family memories, bring you comfort during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.