McHENRY – Francis John Lambert, 93, of McHenry, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at West Suburban Nursing and Rehab Center in Bloomingdale, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1919, in Chicago to John and Mary (Sausman) Lambert. On May 5, 1933, he married Betty Jane Lester in Chicago.
A veteran of the United States Army
, he served during World War II
. He was employed as a bus driver with the Chicago CTA, was a Reagan delegate in 1992 and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
He loved his family dearly and will be greatly missed by his survivors, including his children, Robert "Bob" Lambert and Betty (Rick) Davis; grandchildren, Dawn, Deandra (Marc), Robert, Rose (Phil) and Annemarie (Jeremy); and great-grandchildren, Brad, Lindsey, Ethan, Liliana and Luca.
The visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, until prayers at 10:30 a.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, leaving for the funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3500 W. Washington St., McHenry. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville.
For information, contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or www.colonialmchenry.com.