Mark Albert Lumbra, 73, of Southbridge and formerly of Hopkinton, 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 2000s, he went to Iraq as a civilian electrical contractor. While there he 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 husband Chip of Hopkinton, and Gary Lumbra and wife Cheri of Webster. He also leaves behind his siblings, Carol Nelson of Milford, Ann Sellew and husband Brent of Charlton, Susan Constanza of Hopkinton, and Joseph Irvine and wife Karen of Milford; six grandchildren, Kate-Lee Lumbra Reyes, Brenna Creswell, Valerie, Kevin and Angela Lumbra, and Hailey Gentile; two great-grandchildren, Harper Reyes and Gianna Lumbra; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service information will be forthcoming. 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 (woundedwarriorproject.org) or to Baypath Humane Society, 500 Legacy Farms Road North, Hopkinton, MA 01748.
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