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In Reminiscence of Paul Lombardini

Paul Lombardini

Of us, right now I wish to shift gears from technical dialogue and dedicate this weblog to an distinctive particular person.

Paul Lombardini, our High quality Management Supervisor, handed away on Tuesday, September 12, very unexpectedly.  This man touched the lives of everybody he got here in touch with.  Writing that is surprisingly laborious from an emotional standpoint, and exceptionally straightforward from a content material standpoint.

Paul had a manner of creating everybody round him snicker.  At all times smiling and consistently shifting.  By no means too busy for a full of life dialogue.  My favourite reminiscence is form of foolish, however right here it’s.  Every single day at lunch (climate allowing), I like to sit down out in my automotive and benefit from the sunshine.  Paul could be exterior “making the rounds” speaking to people of their automobiles.  I don’t know why I loved it a lot, however yesterday, not seeing Paul out hamming it up was robust.  He might be missed.

Listed below are the phrases of a few of his different colleagues and associates at Becoming a member of Applied sciences. There’s a constant theme, and that tells so much concerning the man.  Not everybody was in a position to contribute – some as a result of they weren’t current, others as a result of it was too painful to debate.

Robert Kobak, Engineering Supervisor – “I labored with Paul for about 8 years.  Paul at all times introduced his A-game, intense and keen about his work.  Should you have been in search of somebody to sample your self after, Paul was the man.  I knew him to be a great good friend, household man, father, and husband.  He at all times took care of the those who have been essential to him.”

Amy Nelson, Administrative Assistant – “Paul gave me a lot of laughs. Cherished coming in to work and laughing collectively.”

Laura D’Angelo, Contract Evaluate – “I regarded ahead to speaking to Paul each single day. His smile and positivity projected onto everybody round him. He might be missed so very a lot.”

Taylor Beaudry, Contract Evaluate – “In my quick time with Becoming a member of Applied sciences, Paul turned a fantastic good friend and colleague. Whenever you have been having a foul day, you could possibly at all times rely on him to brighten your day. Paul was the definition of dwelling life, and at all times knew the right way to have a good time. I regarded ahead to listening to of the brand new eating places he found whereas touring along with his beloved spouse, which he at all times appeared to share once you have been already hungry. My coronary heart goes out to his household as Paul might be dearly missed.“

Bruce Williams, Delivery Coordinator – “Paul at all times introduced himself when he would come up behind you in order that he wouldn’t catch you without warning – ‘Proper behind you’.  I at all times felt like he had my again.  He modified this division for the higher.”

Don Brozowski, High quality Management Inspector – “Paul, you’re a fantastic man, a fantastic good friend, and I’m going to overlook all of the tales about all of the oysters you used to eat together with your spouse, AND all the images of meals we used to eat!”

Krystal Bressette, High quality Management Inspector – “I’m going to overlook all of the jokes.  It was at all times enjoyable to return into work.  He modified the tempo of your day with only one remark.  He might make you snicker.”

Samantha Pasha, High quality Management Inspector – “I’m going to overlook him coming into QC all frazzled, and selecting on him for operating round like a hen with its head lower off.  Additionally, giving me 5 totally different jobs needing to be completed on the identical time and leaving me to determine which to do first.”

Jessica Livingston, Laser Operator – “I’ll miss his humorousness that saved me laughing through the day.”

Jameson Liro, Receiving – “He at all times knew the very best eating places for me to take my girlfriend to.  I’ll be collaborating within the Spartan Extremely-Beast occasion in Vermont in Paul’s reminiscence.  It’s a 26+ mile impediment course.”

Sean Mullen, Laser Operator – “Paul was at all times vigorous, at all times upbeat, and saved you smiling.”

James Laclair, EB and Laser Operator – “Paul might be missed, however by no means forgotten.  He was a sort and really useful individual in all the things he did.”

Roman Radionov, Laser Operator – “One time whereas organising a job with very small components, I used to be having a tough time seeing.  Paul let me borrow his glasses for the day.  He was at all times serving to individuals.”

Cindia Rivera Hernandez, Laser Operator – “Paul was a fantastic individual and a really humorous man.  He had a fantastic humorousness and at all times walked into work with a smile.  I miss chatting with him and speaking about our weekends over lunch.  I’ll miss him very a lot.  RIP Paul.”

Terry Dillon, Laser Operator – “Paul was at all times prepared to assist with a smile on his face.  His optimistic perspective is sorely missed.  My coronary heart goes out to his household.  It was such a shock.”

Doug Tong, Manufacturing Engineer – ‘I’ve been fortunate sufficient to develop a mentorship and friendship with Paul for the previous 4 years. I’ll at all times be thankful for the numerous cases of placing his neck out for me and his classes, I like his selflessness and skill to convey his 110% with a smile no matter circumstance, and the way he by no means didn’t catch me off-guard along with his good humorousness. It’s been an absolute honor and pleasure working and spending time with such a fantastic man.’

Jay Drew, Nationwide Gross sales Supervisor – “Paul was the form of man you could possibly discuss to about something.  He was a fantastic co-worker and a great good friend.  He might be greater than missed by his associates at JT.”

Jim Broman, Upkeep – “To me, Paul epitomized our core values.  He was a consummate skilled.  It was an actual pleasure working with him.  He might be sadly missed, by everybody.”

Greg Miller, Normal Supervisor – “He at all times informed me that this was the very best place he ever labored, and I knew he meant it as a result of he went out of his option to convey individuals he had labored with prior to now and revered into the corporate.  Once I interviewed him, he stated that he had possibly 3-5 years of labor left in him.  Over time as he turned extra concerned with the group and his ardour for the success of the corporate grew, that grew to 5-7 years, and in my final dialogue, he stated possibly 10 years.  That confirmed his ardour for the success of the corporate.  He was a technical knowledgeable, he was an achieved chief, he knew when to be severe, when to roll up his sleeves and get the work by means of, however he additionally didn’t take himself too significantly.  There was at all times time for a great snicker, generally even at his personal expense.”

Paul Bridge, Device Room Supervisor – “Paul was a great good friend and I at all times loved his ardour for all times. He’ll really be missed however he would need us to maneuver on. He’ll control us.”

John Britt, Lead QC Technician – “I had the privilege of working below Paul when he first got here to JT, and serving to him get acclimated to our firm. He was a fantastic match instantly, partially due to his wealth of technical expertise however much more so due to his private character – hard-working, humble, devoted to stay life to the fullest. He helped everybody round him be their greatest selves.”

Dmitriy Stepanchuk, Machinist – “I believe we’d all agree that Paul was a fantastic man, however what I cherished most about him was how completely satisfied he at all times was and the way he at all times put a smile on everybody’s face.  I’m going to overlook our little conversations.  I simply need to say thanks for that and in addition thanks for bringing me into this firm.  You’ll be vastly missed.”

Patty Pasha, Doc Management Coordinator – “Paul was sunshine.  He was heat and welcoming to all. I don’t assume there was anybody right here that he didn’t go away an impression on. He cared about his High quality workforce and considered them as an prolonged a part of his household. He introduced enjoyable, laughter and his expertise of High quality Management to Becoming a member of Applied sciences. He might be vastly missed.”

Caitlin Scott, IP, Authorized and Contracts supervisor – “Extending honest condolences to Paul’s household, associates and our workers, as we keep in mind somebody who was a tough employee, an distinctive supervisor and reliable workforce member.”

Trish Billick, Manufacturing Management Coordinator – “He was my roomie, a good friend, my funding guru, and sure, a jokester.  We had a motto in our workplace ‘simply get the [insert expletive] job completed’, and we’d snicker.  I’ll miss him dearly—RIP, Paul.”

Giovanna Carrington, Advertising Supervisor – “Paul was a really severe individual at first, after which all you wanted was a fast dialog to satisfy the true Paul. He was humorous, form and a real skilled.  He was such an instance for all of us, and he typically talked about how a lot he cherished his spouse and children. He cherished life. He might be terribly missed.”

Brian Crafts, Engineering Technician – “Paul was an distinctive man who at all times had a optimistic and uplifting perspective. The primary day I met him it had appeared as if I knew him for years prior, as a result of his easy-going and very pleasant nature. “

Carole Cipkas, Human Sources Supervisor – “There wasn’t a day that glided by he wasn’t pranking myself, Amy or others and in our busy environment, he at all times made us snicker till it harm. He really loved his life to the fullest and talked typically about his spouse, his boys and the great weekend adventures along with his spouse and household. His morals and ethics on work and household have been refreshing and according to our group. He turned a good friend, a mentor to many; by no means skipping a beat to supply fatherly recommendation, in addition to a sounding board and a fantastic reference for the latest flavors of vodka!  Within the quick time most of us labored with Paul, there was little doubt in any of our minds, he was such a particular man and we’re all very grateful he was part of our lives.”

Dave Hudson, President and CEO of Becoming a member of Applied sciences – “I met Paul in 1979 and we turned excellent associates. We each labored at Simon Container, Inc., a packaging gear producer in Agawam, MA. I used to be 18 years outdated and Paul was 21. Even at a really younger age Paul was thought of a wonderful machinist and craftsman. He had a aptitude for pulling off good-natured sensible jokes, and a love for stay music. I regarded as much as him then as I do now. I recall feeling very fortunate, blessed actually, for having the chance to work with him once more some 37 years later. I really feel an odd distinction in that I each started and ended his profession with him.  It’s laborious to imagine, however Paul joined us just below a yr in the past. He achieved a lot in so little time. He managed to the touch each one in every of us, abandoning a legacy of integrity, stable work ethic and good-natured humor.

I’ll miss my outdated good friend. Might he relaxation in peace, and should Gayle, Ryan and the remainder of his household discover consolation and serenity.” 



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