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Flushing, NY letter carrier passes away from coronavirus

NALC has learned that 61-year-old letter carrier and military veteran Rocco Lombardo, a member of Branch 294 in Flushing, NY, passed away Tuesday, April 28, from complications related to coronavirus. Brother Lombardo was a resident of Brooklyn, and he worked at the Corona-Elmhurst Station of the Flushing Post Office. He celebrated his 18-year anniversary as a letter carrier earlier this month.

"On behalf of the NALC, we mourn the loss of Brother Lombardo," NALC President Fredric Rolando said. "We send our deepest sympathies and heartfelt prayers to Rocco's family, loved ones, friends and co-workers. “