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Richard D. Lambert

March 28, 1942 ~ December 24, 2017 (age 75)

Richard D. Lambert, 75, passed away peacefully at Loretto of Syracuse on Sunday, December 24, 2017.

Richard was born in Passaic, NJ and most recently resided in Liverpool, NY.  He was a proud Navy veteran who had also served as a volunteer fireman in Wayne, NJ and Middleport, NY.  In his later years he enjoyed spending time with his family who all lovingly referred to him as “Papaw”.

Richard was predeceased by his parents William and Louise Lambert, sister-in-law Edie Lambert and granddaughter Kayla Francis and her boyfriend Dustin.

He is survived by Claire, his wife of 53 years; his children, Dawn Francis of Huntington, TX, Aileen Hartmann and her husband John of Hastings, NY, and Sean Lambert of Liverpool, NY.   His grandchildren,Jessica Hunziker and her husband Dan, Nikki Francis; Melinda, Bridgette, Eric, and Kyle Hartmann, and Cameron Lambert.  His brother William Lambert of Stillwater, NJ.   Richard was also Papaw to eight great- grandchildren; Michael, Amiah, Zayne, Marshall, Mason, Dayla, Nevaeh and Austin who will always remember his teasing remark of “No cartoons!”

A family memorial service will be held at a later date. Please express condolences to the family by clickingvthe condolence tab above.

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