Monson/Belchertown- Jeannette, T. (Harpin) Lambert, 92, passed away December 11, 2020 surrounded by love of family. Jeannette was born in Springfield to the late Michel and Malvina (Bardier) Harpin. Jeannette was a graduate of American International College where she received a bachelors of science in education. She continued her education and received a masters in education from New York University. Jeannette was a resident in Monson from 1970 until moving to Belchertown to be with family in 2015. She was a Teacher at Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School for over 20 years and retired 1994. Jeannette was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Monson where she was also a Liturgical Reader, Eucharistic Minister and taught CCD. She was also active with many community organizations. She was a past treasurer of the Monson Free Library, past co-chairman of the Monson SALT committee, former director of the Monson Open Pantry, past member of the Human Rites Committee at Monson Developmental Center, and a member of the Monson Garden Club. She was also an avid Red Sox fan and could often be found walking nature trails with her late husband by her side.
Jeanette was predeceased by her loving husband, Donald R. Lambert in 2014. She was also predeceased by her six siblings Edna, Paul, Frederick, Romney, Edward and Lorraine. She leaves her children; Michel R. Lambert of Green Bay, WI, Donna R. Picard (and her partner David Ferreira) of Naperville, IL, Jean Paul Lambert (and his wife Beth) of Norfolk, VA, Marie A Haley (and her husband Chris) of Monson and Carole A Richard of Belchertown; eight grandchildren, Daniel, Shannon, Joseph, Sarah, Jenna-Nichole, Cassandra, Jean-Paul and Jacob; six great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Amber, Scarlette, Chloe, James and Amelia.
All funeral services are private. A memorial Mass will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation in Jeannette’s name to: St. Patrick's Restoration Fund, PO Box 473 Monson, MA 01057; Monson Free Library, 2 High St., Monson, MA 01057 or Monson Open Pantry, PO Box 566, Monson, MA 01057.
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