Lambert, Vilma 87 of New Port Richey Florida, died Saturday April 23, 2014 at The Marliere Care Center in New Port Richey. She was born in Gardner, Massachusetts in 1926, the daughter of Matti and Elma Lehtonen Laitinen. She attended school in Gardner and graduated from Gardner High School. She met George Lambert (The love of my life) in 1944 in Boston, and they were married on May 31, 1946. Their daughter Nikki was born one year later. The family moved to New Port Richey, Florida in 1955, George began building homes and Vilma Began working for James Altman Law Offices. She remained there until retiring in the mid 80?s. Following their retirement the couple loved to travel, especially to Las Vegas and Disney World. Making many trips to both often here. Vilma loved her family and friends old and new. She was very kind and caring and was also incredibly Stubborn according to her loving daughter.
She is survived by her daughter, Nikki (Bob) Johnson. Three grandchildren, Morgan (Michael) Fatali, Stacy (Rich) Manendez and Andy (Halie) Johnson and seven great-grandchildren, Charlie, Lilly and Chase Johnson, Allyson and Mack Manendez and Angelo and Mykel Fatali.
Vilma requested know sad memorial, onlt good memories. She and George will both be placed in Sarasota National Cemetery. Friends may direct memorials to the family. Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.