James Lamberti, Jr. of North Haven, beloved husband of Lucille Possidente Lamberti for 51 years, died on April 3, 2008 after a brief illness. James was the son of the late James and Anna Vanacore Lamberti. He is survived by his son Dr. David Lamberti and his wife, Mary Pat, of Madison; his son William Lamberti and his wife, Christine, of Wethersfield; and his daughter Jane Lamberti Sams, Esq. and her husband, Warren III, of Atlanta, GA. He is also survived by his six adored grandchildren, Christopher and Marielle Lamberti; James and Katherine Lamberti; and Warren IV and Elizabeth Sams. In addition, he leaves his brother Matthew, and sisters Bea Civitello, Alice Leishman, and Marjorie Lamberti. Jim is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and received his master's degree in Statistics and Applied Mathematics from Rutgers University. He retired from Pratt and Whitney, East Hartford, where he was Manager of the Statistical Quality Control Department. After retirement, he was a consultant for Sikorsky Aircraft. He also was a distinguished adjunct lecturer at UNH, UCONN, University of Hartford and Butler College, teaching his favorite subject, Statistics. As an avid sailor, Jim was a member of the Branford Yacht Club. He also belonged to the Laurel View Country Club where he served as President of the Golden Age Group golf league. He even achieved a hole-in-one while vacationing in Florida. In addition to sailing and golf, he enjoyed skiing with his wife, children and grandchildren on the slopes of Vermont. He was a true family man. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, at 10:30 AM at St. Rita's Church in Hamden. Burial will follow at All Saints Cemetery in North Haven. Calling hours are Sunday, from 4-8 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to CT Hospice www.hospice.com or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, www.pancan.org.

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  1. Aunt Ceil, I’m so sorry for your loss. Uncle Jim was truly a loving and sweet man. When ever I conjure a memory of him, it has and always will be one of him with a huge smile on his face. He will be greatly missed but well remembered. All my love, Becky

  2. Aunt Ceil, Uncle Jim will be sorely missed, and my heart goes out to you, Billy, David, and Jane. His memory will last not only because we remember him fondly, but also through the positive effect he’s had on the lives of so many people, myself included.

  3. Bill & Family – sorry to learn of your loss. Your father certainly new how to live life. I am sure you had wonderful times together. Let those memories help you through the difficult days ahead.

  4. Bill, We are sorry to here about the loss of your father. Jodi, Matthew and I wish you and your family the best. Sincerely, David

  5. Dear Aunt Ceil, David, Billy and Jane, Uncle Jim was kind, generous and compassionate. There are no words to describe the trust, mentoring, support and love he always gave us. How special for my brother and sisters and me to have had the experience of growing up next door to aunts, uncles and cousins. I will sorely miss Uncle Jim always greeting me with a larger than life smile. He was a man who always saw the glass half full. With warmth and love, Judy

  6. Dear Jane & Family Lamberti. I am deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God continue to give you strength.

  7. Dear Jane and Lucille and Family, It was a such a pleasure to know Jim even for as short a time as we have known him. Our prayers have been and continue to be with all of you. Love, Kelly and Chris

  8. Dear Jane My deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family. May you find comfort and peace in the warmth of God’s love and mercy. Merlyn

  9. Dear Jane, I am so sorry for your loss. I tried to come, but I couldn’t make the trip to Connecticut. May you and your family find comfort and peace in the memories that you will carry in your heart. I will forever remember hanging out with the Sams and Lamberti’s at the Colts v. Falcons game on Thanksgiving. Much love.

  10. Dear Jane, Warren and Family, The Quillian Family shares it sympathy during this tough time. Let us know what we can do to assist you family. Love, The Quillians

  11. Dear Jane: Although I am not able to be there with you during your bereavement, know that I am there with you in spirit and that you, your Mom and your family are continously in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you all and strengthen you along the way. Sandy

  12. Dear Lucille, David, Bill & Jane: Please accept my deepest sympathies in regards to Jim’s passing. We just heard about this in work at P&W today. Nick Ciarleglio & I (former members of Jim’s Statistical Systems Group at P&W) were able to attend Jim’s services at St. Rita’s today. Please be comforted by the fact that Jim is now in heaven practicing his wonderful statistical skills and where everything is perfect!! May the Good Lord Bless & keep you in the Palm of His Hand always!! Tony Foley

  13. Dear Lucille, Jane, David and Bill Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts are with you. K. & N. Lambrakis and family

  14. Dear Luculle, David, Bill and Jane, In the Quality Assurance organization at PWA, I knew Jim several years before his retirement. I was a student in several statistics classes he taught. I will always remember his .SPC Machine. and the exuberence with which he addressed mathematics. I pray for his life eternal. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

  15. I love and will miss Uncle Jim so much. He and Aunt Ceil were always so kind and loving to their neice from California. I can see him now, playing the piano at the Christmas parties, always jovial and fun-loving. Rest in peace.

  16. Jane and Family – I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during these sad times and difficult days ahead.

  17. Jane and Family – My heart is breaking for you and you have a hard time ahead of you. Take those precious memories you have created and always hold them close to your heart. Your Daddy was a wonderful man and he will be missed by all.

  18. Jane, Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you.

  19. Jim was a dear friend and golf partner. He was always happy-go-lucky with a smile and friendly demeanor. We will miss him dearly, but will always keep him in our prayers and memories.

  20. Lucille – I had heard from Anne Civitello of your husband’s illness and I was just thinking about him the other day. This evening Kate Chambers informed me of his passing – I am very sorry. Having experienced the death of Ed, my heart goes out to you. Also, Bea – I want to express my sorrow to you and your sisters. Rosemary

  21. May God light your way and give you comfort. We’re so very sorry for your loss. Jenny and Spencer Adams Propulsion Systems Analysis, Pratt & Whitney

  22. To The Family of Dr. Lamberti: My sincere condolences to all of your family. I know that God will comfort you in the days ahead. You were so wonderful to our family not too long ago when we lost my first cousin, Shirley Grobes. You were there for us. We will never forget. If there is anything I can do, please do not hesitate to contact me. Sandra Rayford

  23. We are all very sorry to here of jims passing he was a great guy and will be deeply missed.If there is any thing we can do dont hesitate to ask Mark,Linda and Alex

  24. We met Jim at the wedding of Matthew and Irene Lamberti more than 50 years ago and remember him to this day as a very personable man with a wonderful sense of humor. He will surely be very much missed by his family and friends.

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