Thomas A. Lambert

Thomas A. Lambert, 60, of Jaffrey passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, July 20, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after being stricken at home earlier in the day.

Tom was born in Peterborough on Nov. 5, 1957, son of the late Arthur and Laurette (Leger) Lambert. He was raised in Jaffrey and was a 1975 graduate of Conant High School.

He was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Jaffrey. Tom was also a member of the John Humiston Post 11 American Legion in Jaffrey, and the Jaffrey VFW Memorial Post 5613.

Tom honorably served the country that he loved as an active duty service member for 25 years and 10 months, retiring as a master sergeant in the United States Army. Tom was an avid hunter and angler, and took great pride sharing his knowledge and experience with others. He was also a passionate and talented musician, even playing large-scale events such as the Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks.

Tom is survived by his wife of 37 years, Catherine of Jaffrey; his children, Brock Lambert and his wife, Courtney, Bronson Lambert and his wife, Brittony, and Brianne Lambert, all of Jaffrey; his sister, Bonnie Plouffe; his brother, Dennis Lambert; his two grandchildren, Natalie and Mia Lambert; and his three granddogs, Brady, Bailey and Avery, all of Jaffrey; an uncle, an aunt, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cournoyer Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 33 River St. (Route 202), Jaffrey.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 89 Main St., Jaffrey. The Rev. Wilfred Deschamps, pastor, will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Tom’s name to New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301. Donations can also be made by visiting https://wildlife.state.nh.us/funding/donate.html.

To share memories, photographs and condolences with Tom’s family, visit www.cournoyerfh.com.