Fundraiser established for Local 1846 member who passed from COVID

Published: January 14, 2021

Angel Lomeli, a 14-year member of our union, passed away Jan. 5, 2021, from COVID-19. He was 48 years old.

Lomeli

Brother Lomeli was a member of Local 1846 (West Colton, Calif.) and worked as a trainman for Union Pacific.

“God gained the absolute best angel today, we miss you, but a soul as beautiful as yours will never be forgotten,” his family wrote on a memorial fundraiser page in his memory.

He is survived by his wife, five children and four grandchildren.

An online fundraiser has been established to assist Brother Lomeli’s family.

The SMART Transportation Division offers its deepest condolences to Brother Lomeli’s family, friends and his brothers and sisters out of Local 1846.