January 20, 1951 – June 30, 2019
Putnam – Ronald “Ron” Lambert, 68, of Ballou St, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Webster Manor. Born in Circleville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Donald and Thena (Albright) Lambert.
Ron was a proud Veteran of the United States Navy who served in Vietnam. He was the lead maintenance man for Greenville Manor for many years, and a truck driver and delivery man for several years.
Ron was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed working with nature and his hands. He had a flare for hobbies and loved many. His interest in airplanes and flying brought him close to obtaining a pilot’s license. He had a passion for leather working, woodworking, locksmithing, gardening, camping, fishing and hunting. His longest and most beloved endeavor was bee keeping. He kept and cared for hives for over 30 years.
Ron is survived by his son, Jared Lambert and his wife Susan of Putnam, CT; two daughters, Clarissa Allan and her husband Jeff of Glocester, RI and Emily Lambert of Greenville, RI; two sisters, Donna Guillen of Texas and Linda Albright of Ohio; four grandchildren, Salem Lambert, Joelle Lambert, Liam Allan and Faelyn Allan. Ron is predeceased by his brother, Terry Lambert.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life with Ron’s family from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Memorial donations may be made to The Connecticut Beekeepers Association, Attn: Mike Campion, 113 Mathews St., Prospect, CT 06712. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.