Walter W. Lambert

Walter W. Lambert, 73, of Milford and formerly of Nashua, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Tuesday evening, February 9, 2021.

A resident of Milford for the past 21 years, he was born in Nashua on September 16, 1947, a son of the late Ernest A. Lambert and Patricia (Morton) Hanson. “Walt” was predeceased by his step-mother, Claire E. (Grandmaison) Lambert; his step-father, Jerry Hanson; his brother, Brian R. Lambert; and his sister, Sandra Nadeau.

Members of his family include his beloved wife of 37 years, Rosanne L. (Salamone) Lambert; his three children, Brian W. Lambert and his wife Nicole of Oakdale, NY, Lauren R. Lambert of Milford, and Darren Lambert of Oklahoma City, OK; three grandchildren, Savanah, Lacie and Landon Lambert; four brothers, Alan Lambert and his wife Debra of Severn, MD, Earl Lambert and his wife Denise of Mechanicsville, VA, Edward Lambert of Merrimack and Wayne Hanson and his wife Carlene of Nashua; two sisters, Pat Desboisbriand and her husband Gary, and Janet Hanson all of Milford; also many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1965, Walt continued his education at the University of Tennessee where he earned a Bachelor’s degree. An Air Force veteran, he served a tour of duty during the Vietnam War in the late 1960s.

After his military service, Walt began his 37 – year career at Sanders Associates, Inc. in Nashua, NH and also in Rockville, MD for four years as a Contracts Administrator. He continued with the company’s successors, Lockheed Sanders and BAE Systems.

In his leisure time, Walt enjoyed photography, cooking, playing Bingo with his sisters, and boating on Lock Lake. A friendly and outgoing person, Walt loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Walt loved to travel. One of his goals was to travel to all 50 states. He achieved his goal four years ago when he and Rosanne went on an Alaskan cruise. Although he didn’t drink, Walt enjoyed trips to California. Rosanne, Brian, Lauren and Nicole would wine taste while Walt took beautiful pictures of his family and the wineries.

His Walk-Through visitation will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Saturday, February 13th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a service in the funeral home at 1:00 o’clock. Interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are invited to attend and are asked to kindly wear face coverings and practice social distancing. Donations can be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Humane Society of Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. www.farwellfuneralservice.com.