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Albert R. Lambert

June 7, 1928 January 23, 2020
Albert R. Lambert
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Albert R. "Bert" Lambert, 91, of Ligonier, died Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Apache Junction, AZ.

He was born June 7, 1928 in Latrobe, a son of the late William J. and Amanda Frye Lambert, Sr.

Bert owned and operated Lambert Fire Truck Repair in Latrobe for over 30 years. He had previously been employed by the American LaFrance Co. When employed by the Seagraves Fire Engine Co. he went to Saudi Arabia for several years to instruct them on the repair and operation of their fire engines. He served with the U.S. Army in Japan during World War II. Bert was a lifetime member of the Ligonier Vol. Fire Co where he had served as Chief Engineer for years and he was a member of the Brethren Church of Waterford.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Madolyn Boyd Lambert in 2003, a brother, William J. Lambert, Jr. and a sister, Leslie Lambert.

He is survived by his second wife, Barbara L. "Bobbie" Grime, a daughter, Karen (Samuel) Moltrup of Etters, PA, a son, Mark A. (Cynthia) Lambert of New Florence, a sister, Pauline Carnes of Latrobe, six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc., 144 East Main Street, Ligonier. A service to celebrate Bert's life will be held Friday at 11:00AM at the Brethren Church of Waterford with the Rev. John B. Shaffer officiating.

Interment will follow in the Ligonier Valley Cemetery.

The Ligonier Valley Veteran's Honor Guard will hold services in the funeral chapel Thursday at 7:00PM followed by the Ligonier Vol. Fire Co. #1 at 7:30PM.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Ligonier Vol. Fire Co. or to the Brethren Church of Waterford

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