November 21, 1920 ~ May 27, 2003
In St. Raphael's Hospital, May 27, 2003, Lucy Mattei Lambertson, 82, wife of the late James N. Lambertson of 18 Tower Ln., Tower East, New Haven. Survived by a nephew, Anthony R. Prata, Sr. and his wife, Cora of Hampton, VA. Sister of the late Carmela (Connie) Prata, Anthony Mattei, Lorraine Celotto and John Scala. Lucy was born in New Haven, Nov. 21, 1920, a daughter of the late Ralph and Antoinette Romano Mattei and step-daughter of the late Cecilia Mongillo Mattei. She was a bookkeeper for Hallock's for over 20 years and later for St. Francis Hospital i Miami Beach, FL for 15 years. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave. at Court St., West Haven, Monday, June 2 at 9:15 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Anthony's Church at 10 a.m. Friends may call on Monday from 8:15 a.m. Interment in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospital of St. Raphael Foundation, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511 or St. Anthony's Church, 25 Gold St., New Haven, CT 06519.