Arlene G. Lomber, 89 of Pulaski and formerly of Brownville, passed away Monday afternoon at Samaritan Medical Center.
Arlene was born in Brownville on April 26, 1925 the daughter of George and Alice Hayes Skinner. She lived in the immediate area most of her life. She graduated from Brownville High School in 1942 and then attended Albany State College for Teachers. She became a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority and graduated in 1946 with a BA degree.
Arlene married Albert Lomber on July 1st, 1946 and they had 62 wonderful years together until Alberts death on 4/19/2009.
She is survived by 5 children: Gary and Carolyn Lomber of Massena, Carol Romeo of Sackets Harbor, David and Ann Lomber of Pulaski, Mary Siver of Sackets Harbor and John and Andrea Lomber of Dexter. She has 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Arlene worked for several years as a medical receptionist for Dr. Daub until he retired. She was a long-standing member of the Brownville Study Club, the Busy BGs and Immaculate Conception Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a volunteer at the Jefferson County Historical Society for many years.
Arlene was an avid reader and a life-long patron of the Brownville Public Library. She also enjoyed the outdoors while spending time with her family and friends on Tug Hill.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday May 12th at Immaculate Conception Church, Brownville with Fr. Michael Gaffney officiating. Burial will be in Brownville Cemetery. Donations may be made in Arlenes memory to the Brownville Public Library and Immaculate Conception Church in Brownville. Condolences may be sent to www.dexterfuneralhome.com.