Milford- Ernest A. Lambert, 92, formerly of Uxbridge passed away Tues. June 13, 2017 at The Blaire House in Milford after a period of declining health. He is survived by 3 children; Ernest A. Lambert Jr. of SC, Russell R. Lambert of Worcester and Heidi Ann Lambert Bell and her husband Ed of Milford, a step daughter Cassandra Quintanal of Holliston, 7 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, 2 sisters Blanche Lee of Mendon, and Annette Lussier of Hopedale. Ernest was predeceased by his first wife Madeline Blair and his second wife Ann W. Shea. He was also predeceased by a step son Christopher Quintanal, 2 brothers William and Roland Lambert.
Born on Sept. 19, 1924 in North Uxbridge, he was the son of William A. Lambert Sr. and Blanche Lajoie and was educated at the Good Shepherd Parochial School as well as Uxbridge High School. He entered into the Navy in 1942 and was Honorably Discharged in 1946. During WWII he served in the Pacific Theater. He was a Gunners Mate 2c in the amphibious force taking part in many invasions in the South and Southwest Pacific and in the Philippines. After the war he married Madeline Blair and they settled in Uxbridge, and had his 2 sons. He later married Ann Shea of Holliston and they were married 36 years until her death in 2002. Ernest worked for 40 years for the former Whitin Machine Works retiring in 1986. He loved and enjoyed all his family activities, he also enjoyed hiking, gardening, and in his younger years ice skating and swimming.
His Graveside Funeral Service with Full Military honors will be held on Sat. June 24, 2017 at 11am. in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Granite St., Uxbridge. Arrangements are being handled by Tancrell- Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ernest’s memory may be made to: Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park Suite 3100 Woburn, MA 01801.
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