Marlene Iesue Lombardi, age 51, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Marlene was born in Erie on August 16, 1958, a daughter of Esther Hatt Iesue and the late Emilio “Mickey” Iesue.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Anthony; and husband, John Lombardi, of Colorado.

Besides her mother, Marlene leaves behind her siblings, Joseph Iesue, of Erie, Angela Bradish (Arlie), of Harborcreek, with whom she resided, Geneva “Jay” Weber (Donald), and Gloria Lombardozzi (Paul), of North Carolina; nieces and nephews, Don Weber (Toni), of South Carolina, Michael Wagner (Sophia), of Erie, Jennifer Wagner, of Maryland, Christina Erven (Ryan), of Erie, Stephanie Terowski (Mike), of Lake City, Ami Durst, of Arizona, Alexander and Sophia Lombardozzi, of North Carolina, and Nathan and Gavin Weber, of South Carolina; other nieces, nephews and countless friends.

Marlene lived the past 25 years in Las Vegas, Nev. working in the entertainment industry as a featured speaker, writer, radio personality, and consultant.

Arrangements were handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road. Memorial contributions may be made to John Kanzius Cancer Research, 1001 State St., Erie, PA 16501.

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