Michelle  Lombardo

Lesley “Michelle” Lombardo of Walkersville, age 40, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Frederick Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.

She was born in 1979 in Gettysburg to Kenneth “Jeff” Yingling and Diana Ball. She was a 1997 graduate of Walkersville High School and a 2001 graduate of UMBC with a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry. In 2008, Michelle was married to David Lombardo at Glade Valley Church of the Brethren where she was an active member.

Michelle worked at AstraZeneca in Frederick where she was a senior manager and scientist. She had received numerous awards and recognition for her work on the production of lifesaving medications of which she was especially proud.

Michelle enjoyed spending time with her family, including her daughter Margaret, traveling and visiting new places around the world, doing crossword puzzles, creating art of all kinds, and baking. She also supported numerous charities and STEM activities. Michelle was full of life and never afraid of a challenge.

Michelle is survived by her husband David; daughter Margaret; mother Diana Ball; stepmother Cathy Yingling; sisters, Rachel (Franklin) Fowler, Samantha Angleberger, and Amanda (Jessie Reynolds) Angleberger; stepbrothers Sean (Crystal) Lewis, Neil Lewis, and Michael (Rachael) Ball; stepsister Chelsea Ball; grandfather Richard Martin; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m., on Thursday, January 16, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick MD, as well as a memorial service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, at Glade Valley Church of the Brethren at 2 Chapel Place, Walkersville MD, to celebrate Michelle’s life and support each other.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at staufferfuneralhome.com.