BERKSHIRE — Arnold Lumbra, age 83, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 at his home. He was born in Montgomery on May 25, 1930 the son of the late Harvey and Mable (Kennett) Lumbra.
Arnold was a lifelong resident of Montgomery and Berkshire. His working career started on the Archie Domina farm in Montgomery and then went to Jay Peak to clear trails for the ski resort. He then worked for the State of Vermont Highway Dept. for many years retiring in 1990. While working with the State, Arnold ran his farm in East Berkshire where he loved to raise pigs and take care of his property. Arnold loved family gatherings and playing cards.
He is survived by his niece, Linda Clark of Berkshire; his nephews and their wives, Archie and Rose Anne Domina of Sheldon and Donald and Penny Domina of Johnson; a niece-in-law, Pauline Domia of Berkshire; many great nieces and great nephews. Besides his parents, Arnold was predeceased by his sister and her husband, Adeline and Archie Domina; his nephew, Gary Domina; and great nephews, Kristopher Domina, Barry Rice and Brandon Rainville.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, 878 Horseshoe Road, East Berkshire with Pastor Patrick Hoadley officiating. Interment will be held later this spring in the Montgomery Center Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 2 p.m. until the hour of the funeral.
For those who wish, contributions in Arnold’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency – Hospice Program, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.
Condolences may be sent to Arnold’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.