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William Lamb


1955 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
William Lamb Obituary
William Joseph Lamb

1955 - 2016 William J. Lamb, of South Miami, passed away on February 26th, 2016, after a long illness. He was born in Schenectady, NY, on December 28, 1955. Bill is survived by his very loving and totally devoted parents, Frank H. and Frances (Toporowski) Lamb, of South Miami, formerly of Burnt Hills, NY. Bill is also survived by his sister, Barbara and her husband, Andy Urban, of Garland, TX. He is survived by his niece, Stefanie Urban and her husband, Nathan Campbell, of Grand Prairie, TX, and his nephew, Christopher Urban, of Dallas, TX. Bill is also survived by his aunt, Dorothy Toporowski and many Toporowski, Soja, Zeiminski and Stefanik cousins, many of them living in the Adams, Cheshire, Westfield, and Pittsfield areas of western MA. Growing up, Bill spent many holidays and family celebrations with his Lamb and Toporowski relatives in the Berkshires. He graduated from Burnt Hills Ballston Lake High School, in Burnt Hills, NY, in 1973. Bill graduated from Adelphi University's College of Arts and Sciences, on Long Island, with a B.A. in Performing Arts, in 1977. Bill attended summer sessions at Jacob's Pillow, in Lenox, MA, and the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. In New York City, Bill performed on television's "Another World", movies, theatre, commercials, and magazine print work. He performed with many theatre and dance companies. His off Broadway experience included "Babes in Arms", and roles for many theatre companies. Bill's regional and summer stock experience included theatres in NY, MA, and FL. Bill belonged to the Screen Actors Guild, and the Actor's Equity Association. In Florida, Bill briefly worked for Keyes Real Estate. Bill was also a licensed Massage Therapist. Bill worked for the US Post Office for 18 years and was on their bowling team. Bill was also a member of The Park Optimists of Miami. Memorial contributions in Bill's honor may be made to The Park Optimists of Miami, which is a support and activity group for people with the challenges of Parkinson's disease. Please send to: Joe Glick, President, The Park Optimists of Miami, 9401 SW 100th Street, Miami, FL, 33176.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 11, 2016
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