Merrill W. Lambert

Merrill W. “Butch” Lambert, 76, of Williamsport, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna, surrounded by his family.

Butch was married on Oct. 24, 1959, to the former Nancy L. (Conrad) who survives and they have been married almost 59 years.

Butch was born on July 30, 1942, in Williamsport and was the son of the late Florence (Kinney) Warner.

He was a veteran and served with the U.S. Army.

He had worked at Textron for 37 years and retired in 2006. He attended St. Luke’s church, was a member of the UAW 787 and lifetime member of the Duboistown VFW. He enjoyed bowling, watching the Steelers, NASCAR races and little league.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Merrill W. Lambert Jr. (Mary), of Tremont and Will L. Lambert (Dawn), of Nicoma Park, Oklahoma; two daughters, Dee M. Matthews (David), of Trout Run and Tanya L. Lambert, of Williamsport; 19 grandchildren: Matthew, Joshua, Zachary, Merrill, Caleb, Zack, Ryan, Stacy, Mike, Joe, Keith, D.C., Demit, Autumne, Logan, Summer, Samantha, AJ and Mimi; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one brother, Daryl Warner, of Allentown; and one sister, Donna McCloskey, of Lock Haven.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Sheena and three brothers, Tom, Charlie and Skip.

There will be a Celebration of Life gathering 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at the UAW 787 Union Hall, 656 Lloyd St., Williamsport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the No. 20 Strong, Caleb Leone Fund, make check payable to Jacob Leone, 607 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, PA 17740 or to Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are being handled by Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home.

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