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Age 57, of Atlasburg, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was born on May 21, 1956, in Lancaster, South Carolina, a son of the late Fred Marion and Mary Jeanette Ammons Lambert. After being raised and educated in Lancaster, South Carolina, he traveled extensively before settling in Burgettstown, PA. He was the owner and operator of a private consulting firm specializing in health physics and environmental restoration. His wife, Marlayna Gess Lambert, whom he married November 5, 2004, survives. Surviving in addition to his wife are his son, Makhi Asher Lambert, whom he enjoyed participating in all of his sporting activities; siblings, Karen Whitaker, Michelle Ward, David Lambert, and Lamar Lambert, all of South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. in the LEE & MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 3326 St., Rt. 18, Hookstown, PA. Everyone is kindly asked to meet at the church. Interment will follow in the Fairmont Cemetery, Cook Township, PA. If so desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 105 Braunlich Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 and/or Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Apr. 1, 2014.
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October 24, 2016
That is my dad.
Makhi Lambert
September 10, 2014
I worked with Mike at the Westinghouse Hematite site decommissioning, near Festus, MO south of St. Louis, in 2008. He was a pleasure to work with and will be missed. My condolences to his family on his loss at such a young age.

I have now lost two friends whom I met on that project. I remember Frank W. Kennedy (a Pittsburgh native from Toledo, OH) who also worked with Mike and died while working in Birmingham, AL just one year earlier at age 57.
Steven Schellin
April 2, 2014
I had the pleasure of working with Mike in St. Louis and on a project near Pittsburgh. I sincerely hoped to work with him again in the near future as he possessed a wealth of knowledge and experience, and I knew I could count on him. He was a good friend and colleague. My condolences go out to the Lambert family.
Mike Domal
April 1, 2014
Mike was excellent work collegue. His unique character coupled with his mastery of profession made him a joy to work with. I am glad I had the chance to know him. Our deepest condolences go out to his family for their loss.
Guy and Barbara Rhoden
April 1, 2014
We at the Armry Corps had the privilege and pleasure of working with Mike. He was an excellent health physicist. His dedication and professionalism will be greatly missed. Our condolences to the Lambert Family.
Harold Spector
April 1, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you Marlayna and Makhi!
Mike, Ridgely, Alexander, Jackson & Grayson Quigley
April 1, 2014
Mike was technically competent and was highly regarded in the HP professional field. He was always a straight shooter with an unwavering integrity. Most importantly, he was a very nice person to work with even from the regulators. I have the highest respect for his professionalism and truth to his work. He will surely be missed.
Lydia Chang
April 1, 2014
Our family extends its deepest condolences to Marlayna, Makhi, and Michael's entire family on his sudden passing.
Brian, Rachel, and Kathryn Allen
April 1, 2014
It was truly an honor an pleasure working with Mike professionally on the SLDA project. I was the former project manager and he made such a lasting impression on me as a human being because he was kind, sensitive and a straight-shooter. He had such a great sense of himself and placed an emphasis in doing what was right. I am thankful for the opportunity in meeting and knowing Mike.

My condolences on your loss because he was such a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Yolande Norman (US NRC)
Yolande Norman
April 1, 2014
Mike made a lasting impression on me as a young, impressionable engineer the last 4 years. He respected me, believed in me, and made me feel like a worthy voice in the face of aversion. I trusted his opinion more than anyone I ever worked with. The loss is a gaping hole, and is he someone I will never forget. He has really shaped my career and made a lasting impression on me.

I send my sincere condolences to his family, as I live out of state and am not able to attend the funeral. He was one of a kind and will be greatly missed.
Megan Pritchard
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