Mildred Lamb, 90, Left us and her wonderful ride May 1,2020 and is free now to fly onto her next journey, with her loving husband Denny. Born 1929 in Fall River,MA to Norman Wordell and Thelma (Allen) Wordell. She is predeceased by her loving husband Dennis Lamb. She leaves her daughter Sharon Lamb and her wife Joyce Lockert of Billerica and her son Patrick Lamb and his late wife Pam Lamb of Taunton, MA. Her sister, Jean Sunderland and her late husband Paul Sunderland. She is predeceased by her other siblings: Doris Paluba, Norman Wordell, Virgina Wordell and Bernice Wordell. She leaves and will be missed by nieces, nephews, very dear friends and her dog Elly.
Midge, Millie, Mil, Mid, Mickey, Mom was blessed with an amazingly long healthy life. She prided herself in the resourceful Yankee life she lived: Independent, Practical, and Respectful to Nature’s gifts. Her friendships reflect how she lived her life, Strong.
She was a proud graduate of Sargent College,51 (‘Not BU’ she would say). She started her career as a Physical Therapist working at Framingham and Roxbury VA where she met the love of her life, Denny, married 1954. The started their life together in Canton and Ashland MA and eventually moving to Warner NH to enjoy their desire for country living. Here they enjoyed farm life, hunting, fishing and gardening. Many friends and family experienced the enjoyment to come and visit finding themselves happily chopping wood, putting up fences, feeding animals and shoveling…….. to be rewarded with Midge’s home grown, raised, gathered and cooked meals. It was here in Warner where she and Denny adopted their children Sharon Beth and Patrick Allen. She proudly raised them to possess strength, independence and love of nature.
Although the places changed, Moultonboro NH , Dighton MA, Corinna ME, the love of country living, the way life should be and the sharing of this with friends and family continued. Without Denny, she brought her strong independent woman way of living to Hollis ME for 15 yrs.. She was amazingly talented with sewing, crafts, cooking, cross stitch, doing with what she had and a good shot too!
She spent the last 15 mo living with her daughter Sharon and her wife Joyce and although not the independent country living she was accustomed to she was able to relax with her dog Ellie, her homemade Kalhua, long chats with her sister Jean and reflect on her amazing life. She left the way she lived STRONG until the end. Her wishes and due to the COVID-19 Pandemic we will not have formal services but a ‘celebration of life’ at a time when it is safe to do so.
If you wish, charitable donations can be made to: Elder Services of Merrimack Valley & North Shore, Atten Development Office, 280 Merrimack St., Suite 400, Lawrence, MA 01843 or visiting ESMV.org.
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