SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Wilfred E. Lambert, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow.
He was born on April 11, 1926 in Springfield, Vt., the son of George and Evelina (Roulliard) Lambert, and was a lifelong resident of town. He graduated from Springfield High School, class of 1944.
Lambert served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. His wife, Shirley M. (Balch) Lambert, died in 2015. He was employed for many years at Jones & Lamson in Springfield, and was also an auto mechanic. He was a faithful member of the Assembly of God Church in Springfield.
Survivors include his children Ellen Watkins and her husband Glenn of North Springfield; Rod Lambert and his wife Cheryle of Springfield; and Darryl Lambert of Proctorsville; a sister, Edith Hussey of Windham; and five grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at the Assembly of God Church in Springfield, with the Rev. Marc Aube officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in the spring.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Middle River Gospel c/o Springfield Assembly of God, 269 River Street Springfield, Vt. 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.