Vernon "Matt" R. Lamkin
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Vernon "Matt" R. Lamkin, 80, passed away in Danvers, MA on November 10, 2012.
Matt was born to the late Emma & Harold Lamkin in Egg Harbor, N.J. He graduated from Egg Harbor H.S. in 1949 and attended the University of Delaware where he had a very successful baseball & basketball career. He then served in the United States Army before becoming a successful business man at Analtech, Inc., a company he co-founded in 1961 and retired from in 2011. His other passions in life in addition to Analtech included spending time with family and friends, golfing, bass fishing and traveling.
Matt was predeceased by his loving wife Audrey and his brother Harold. He is survived by his sister Meriam Zaccagnino of Vineland N.J., his loving children, daughter Janet Pedersen and her husband Kevin of Beverly, MA, son Steve and his wife Sheila of Richmond, Va., his 3 grandsons Kevin "K.C." and wife Jamie, Matthew and Sean, his 2 granddaughters Melissa and Amanda and twin great grandsons Jack and Brady.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday November 16, 2012 at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin 19707 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The
, 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713 and/or the
, 630 Churchman's Rd., #202, Newark, DE 19702.
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Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in The News Journal from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2012