Mark Albert Lumbra, 73, of Southbridge and formerly of Hopkinton, MA, passed away after a brief illness at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. Born in St. Albans City, Vermont, he was the son of the late Doris (Wright) and Leonard Lumbra.
Mark was a retired Corporal in the Marine Corps. In the early 2000’s, he went to Iraq as a Civilian Electrical Contractor, while there he also traveled to many countries and was able to experience many new cultures. He was the owner and master electrician at Lumbra Electric. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle around New England, visiting the casinos, and always had time to enjoy a coffee and conversation with everyone, among many other hobbies.
Mark is survived by two children, Kerry Creswell and her husband, Chip of Hopkinton and Gary Lumbra and his wife, Cheri of Webster. He also leaves behind his siblings, Carol Nelson of Milford, Ann Sellew and her husband, Brent of Charlton, Susan Constanza of Hopkinton and Joseph Irvine and his wife, Karen of Milford; 6 grandchildren, Kate-Lee Lumbra Reyes, Brenna Creswell, Valerie, Kevin & Angela Lumbra and Hailey Gentile; as well as 2 great-grandchildren, Harper Reyes and Gianna Lumbra; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 14th at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or woundedwarriorproject.org Or to Baypath Humane Society, 500 Legacy Farms N, Hopkinton, MA 01748