Alice Franks
B: 1917-06-12
D: 2020-07-02
View Details
Franks, Alice
Dean Roher
B: 1949-09-24
D: 2020-06-25
View Details
Roher, Dean
William Gallik
B: 1922-03-18
D: 2020-06-23
View Details
Gallik, William
Alicia Brigham
B: 1981-09-15
D: 2020-06-23
View Details
Brigham, Alicia
John Jadwick
B: 1954-08-12
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Jadwick, John
Barbara Vanderwarker
B: 1945-05-19
D: 2020-06-22
View Details
Vanderwarker, Barbara
Leigh Manley
B: 1938-11-01
D: 2020-06-20
View Details
Manley, Leigh
Asa Morgan
B: 2019-11-01
D: 2020-06-19
View Details
Morgan, Asa
Shelley Wickham
B: 1950-06-29
D: 2020-06-19
View Details
Wickham, Shelley
Raynelle Jones
B: 1960-11-24
D: 2020-06-18
View Details
Jones, Raynelle
Sally Bice
B: 1945-10-20
D: 2020-06-16
View Details
Bice, Sally
Joyce Decker
B: 1929-08-28
D: 2020-06-14
View Details
Decker, Joyce
Ruby Bassett
B: 1934-03-19
D: 2020-06-12
View Details
Bassett, Ruby
Jeramie Yacono
B: 1991-12-29
D: 2020-06-11
View Details
Yacono, Jeramie
Beatrice James
B: 1928-05-18
D: 2020-06-08
View Details
James, Beatrice
Patricia Ostrander
B: 1928-11-29
D: 2020-06-08
View Details
Ostrander, Patricia
Sheila Dresser
B: 1930-04-09
D: 2020-06-07
View Details
Dresser, Sheila
Patricia Lemery
B: 1920-03-17
D: 2020-06-06
View Details
Lemery, Patricia
Leona Lamb
B: 1925-02-20
D: 2020-06-04
View Details
Lamb, Leona
Steven Jones
B: 1953-07-04
D: 2020-06-02
View Details
Jones, Steven
John Dobmeier
B: 1941-03-18
D: 2020-05-26
View Details
Dobmeier, John


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
25 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Phone: 315-824-2417
Fax: 315-825-3526
William Lamb

William Erwin Lamb

October 4, 1924 - February 19, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of William Lamb, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of William Lamb

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

William's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

William's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


HUBBARDSVILLE: William Erwin Lamb, 94, of Route 12, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Utica.
He was born October 4, 1924 in Hubbardsville, a son of George and Olive Brainard Lamb. He was a graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, VT and the Long Island Agricultural College in Farmingdale, NY. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Paratroopers, 17th Airborne Division during WWII in the European Theater. Along with his father, Erwin operated a dairy and cash crop farm in Hubbardsville for 27 years. He had also been a salesman for the Thompson and Johnson Equipment Co. in East Syracuse for 17 years. On March 17, 1982, Erwin married Janice Nixon in Hamilton. She predeceased him on February 19, 2011.
Erwin was an active and dedicated member of his community. He was a member of the East Hamilton Methodist Church where he served as a trustee, financial secretary and usher; a member of the Hubbardsville Fire Department; was a Hubbardsville Fire Commissioner; and a member of the Southern Madison County Ambulance Co. He served as treasurer and trustee of the Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville for 50 years; was on the Town of Hamilton Planning Board for 20 years; the Town of Hamilton Zoning Board of Appeals for 20 years, and the Madison County Planning Board for 8 years.
Surviving are his children, Dorrance W. Lamb of Rochester; Stephen J. Lamb of Sterling, VA; and Bruce Lamb of Silver Springs, MD; step-children, Richard, Jr. and Annette Davie, of Liverpool; Judith and John Hertline of Westmoreland; R. Bradley and Marion Davie of Deansboro; and Randy Davie of Bath; seventeen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Eleanor Walker.
Funeral Services will be held at 11am Friday, February 22, 2019 at the East Hamilton United Methodist Church.
Interment with military honors will be in the Graham Cemetery at a later date.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton on Thursday from 5-7pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the East Hamilton Methodist Church, PO Box 771, Hubbardsville, NY 13355; or to S.O.M.A.C., 86 Lebanon St., Hamilton, NY 13346
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of William Erwin Lamb, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
  • Visitation

    February 21, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    February 21, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamilton
    25 Broad St.
    HAMILTON, NY 13346
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    February 22, 2019 | 11:00am
    February 22, 2019 11:00am
    East Hamilton United Methodist Church
    1760 NYS Route 12
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Thomas Van Hatten
  • Interment

    Graham Cemetery
    Wickwire Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Spring Burial with military honors


  • 17th Airborne Division
  • Army
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Department Seal


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of William here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of William
0 trees have been planted in memory of William Erwin Lamb


Posted at 11:08pm
My sincere condolences to William's family and friends during this most difficult time. May you find some comfort in the promises recorded at John 5 vs 28, 29 and Revelation 21 vs 3, 4. Cherish the memories always. I am so very sorry for your loss.

"Help for Those Who Grieve" Awake! No.3 2018,

Jim and Rhoda Bednar

Posted at 01:15pm
We are so very sorry to hear about Bill's passing, and with our deepest sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May you all find some peace and comfort in your memories of happier times, and always remember the good times. Bill loved to share stories about his family and career, and enjoyed that wonderful peanut brittle during the holidays. Bill will be missed though never forgotten, May he rest in peace. Jim and Rhoda Bednar, New Hartford, NY

Barbara Wisnoski

Posted at 09:14pm
Erwin I remember those long wenseday afternoon at somac the fun we had the long talks the good time and Jans visits sometime with cookies you will be missed my friend of old times enjoy your peace

Ada Symonds

Posted at 03:55pm
So sorry to hear of Erwin's passing. I worked with him on several real estate transactions so got to know him quite well!! He was always quick to share Jan's homemade peanut brittle!! Prayers from Ada Symonds

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each