PLAISTOW — Melda (Potter) Lambert, 85, of Plaistow, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at home surrounded by her beloved cats.
Melda was born and raised in Lawrence, Mass. She married Harold A. Lambert in 1950 and they moved to North Andover, Mass. Harold passed away in 2009 just shy of their 57th anniversary.
Melda, Harold, and their three daughters moved to Plaistow in 1968 where Melda attended the first Baptist church. She later became a member of the church and held many offices in the Ladies Social Circle and the Triangle Guild.
Melda loved cats and worked with a local organization to find home for unwanted cats. She adopted those that didn't find homes. Melda enjoyed reading romance novels and word search puzzles. She also kept busy knitting, crocheting and doing plastic canvas needlepoint.
Melda leaves three daughters; Virginia White of Exeter, Barbara Bowie and her husband, Allan of Chester, Susan Currier and her husband Richard of Brentwood, and several cats. She had one granddaughter, Jessica White and two grandsons, Christopher and James Bowie.
ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial donations may be made to an animal rescue of your choice.