Robert D. Lambrecht
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Robert D. Lambrecht
He was born on Sept. 21, 1927, in Sharon, a son of John and Edna (Knee) Lambrecht.
Bob was a graduate of Sharon High School and went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He received an honorable discharge as well as the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal.
Following his discharge, he furthered his education at Bowling Green University where he graduated in 1952 with his degree in accounting. Bob worked for the former Westinghouse Electrict Corp. accounting department, retiring in 1984 with 32 years of service. He also continued to work in his field at Greenwood Pharmacy for another eight years before finally retiring in 1992.
Bob served as the director of Oakwood Cemetery Association and the Westinghouse Retirees Association. He was also a longtime member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Hermitage, where he had served as treasurer and deacon.
He is survived by his nephews, Bruce Lambrecht and his wife Hillary; Paul Lambrecht and his wife Ginger; Charles Lambrecht and his wife Nan; Kurt Lambrecht and his wife Amy; John Kjos and his wife Rhonda; his cousin Darl Black and his wife Marilyn; and by his honorary family Diane Miller, Jayne Garrett, and Lori Morganti, and his goddaughter Kerry Kushner.
He married his sweetheart, the former Barbara Funck on Nov. 10, 1956, and together they would share 42 years before she preceded him in death March 19, 1999. He was also preceded in death by his brother Arthur G. Lambrecht and his wife Sally; and his sister Jane L. Kjos.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church memorial fund at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 159 Todd Ave., Hermitage, 16148.
Robert D., 91,, of Hermitage.
Visitation: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday (11-11-18) at the SAMPLE-O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 555 E. State St., Sharon.
Funeral services: 3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Ericjon Thomas, pastor of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Hermitage, officiating.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery.
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