John K. Lambert

December 14, 1932January 14, 2013

John Kenneth Lambert, 80, of Clearfield passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013 at his home.

He was born in Bellefonte on December 14, 1932, the onlychild of the late Russel J. and Helen P. Lambert. On August 1, 1953 he married Euetta H. Miller.

He was a graduate of Bellefonte High School in 1952. Mr. Lambert was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean Conflict. He started working in construction for PennDOT prior to entering the military service. After returning from military service he resumed working for PennDOT, working in several different positions including soils engineering. He retired in 1983 with 30 years of service including prior employment with the Pennsylvania Fish Commission and his military service. In his early retirement years he worked part time at Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc.

Mr. Lambert was a long time member of the West Side United Methodist Church, where he served on the Administrative Board for 25 years, being Chairman of the Board for 24 years.

He had been a life time member of the former Third Ward Hose Company, where he served as president, the former Clearfield County Volunteer Firemen Association, and Clearfield Volunteer Fire Department Fair and Park Board where he had served as president. He was a member of the Central District Volunteer Firemen Association and held memberships with the Jaffa Shrine of Altoona, the Clearfield Shrine Club where he served as president for five years, the Clearfield Lodge F & AM No 314, consistory Scottish Rite Valley of Williamsport, Clearfield Elks No 540, American Legion Post No. 6 where he was past commander and Order of Eagles No. 812 where he was past president and chaplain.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Lambert is survived by two daughters; Glenda Knisley and her husband, Robert, of Rockton and Debra Centra and her husband, Vincent, of Frenchville. Also surviving is one granddaughter, Kristen Knisley, of Rockton.

Funeral services will be held at Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., Clearfield on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 6:00 PM with the Rev. Dr. Joleen A. Willis officiating. Interment will be in Centre County Memorial Park, State College.

Military Honors will be accorded at the funeral home by the Clearfield American Legion Post #6 and the VFW Post #1785 Honor Guard.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 16th from 2:00 until the hour of the service at 6PM.

In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial contributions be made to West Side United Methodist Church, 371 Nichols Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Amanda Mulfinger

January 17, 2013

Sorry I couldn't make the services today I was working. Thoughts and prayers with you.


Loretta Fullington

January 16, 2013

Dear Euetta, Debi and Glenda, Such a true gentleman, Mr. Lambert always had a quiet strength that made you feel good to just be around him. I will remember his smile and honorable way of treating those around him. Love and heart felt prayers for all of you. Loretta Peters Fullington

January 16, 2013

Euetta and Family; Know you are in our thoughts and prayers, John was a wonderful man.
Jim and Linda Schultz

Dick Meckes

January 15, 2013

You are gone but not forgotten.
I extend my condolences to your family.
(Your former Bellefonte neighbor and classmate)

Yvonne Rosselli

January 15, 2013

Glenda and family, we are sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ted and Yvonne Rosselli

January 15, 2013

Euetta and family; my deepest sympathy over your loss. Hold unto each other for strength and love. You are in our prayers. Janet Biviano

Lisa & Luke Savitts

January 15, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.