David B. Lamberton

Date of Passing:

November 28, 2017

Lamberton, David B. Sr., 91, of Circuit Drive, Riverside died peacefully on November 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Louise Mary (Rizzardini) Lamberton.

Born in Providence a son of the late Robert and Agnes (Bond) Lamberton, he was a lifelong resident of East Providence.

Mr. Lamberton was a Police Officer for the East Providence Police Department for 33 years before retiring in 1981. He also was a supervisor in the mail room at the former Fleet Bank for 13 years before retiring in 1994.
David was a member of the St. Theresa’s Church, Pawtucket, Senior Club and the St. Raphael Academy Men’s Association.
He is survived by two sons, David B. Lamberton Jr of New York City, NY and Peter G. Lamberton of Riverside. He was the brother of the late John Lamberton, Mary Lamberton, Winifred Carvalho and Elizabeth Homer.

Calling hours will be held on Friday December 1, 2017 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 5-8 p.m. A committal service will be held on Saturday December 2, 2017 in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel at 11:00 a.m.

Contributions in David’s memory to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), 912 Killian Hill Road, SW, Lilburn, GA, 30047 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. The Rhode Island JAYCEES Organization with its  JCI Senate & JAYCEE Alumni Association, extend their deepest condolences, kindly affection and collective personal affinity, to the families & friends of the late, beloved, DAVID B. LAMBERTON.

    His long-standing dedication to a career of service of community and protection of lives with a fervent affiliation to Church and its social guild and a true staple of family strength and togetherness, is a testament to such admirable character.

    May the Blessings of Our True and Risen LORD be always with DAVID and his family and friends to underscore the eternal reward of The Almighty Kingdom of The Living God  ~ AMEN.

    We Are, the Rhode Island Junior Chamber(‘JAYCEES’) Rhode Island JCI Senate & JAYCEE Alumni Club.

  2. Peter and David,

    My sincere condolences. May he now rest in peace with your Mom.

  3. I’m so sorry for your loss Peter. You and your family are in my thoughts and I hope that as you celebrate his life and remember the gifts that he brought to the world, you find solace, strength in yourself and your family, and peace. Remember that we are here for you, and that we will support you so that you can support your family. Take care of yourself Peter.

  4. Prayers for peace during this difficult time.

  5. Such a loss. I met David back in the 60s while working in the Inspection Division of the DMV. He would be in my office almost every day bringing in defective equipment tickets. We became friends, always having plenty of laughs. Sometimes he was the only bright spot of a bad day. Eventually I transferred to a different department and didn’t see him much but thought of him so many times. He was the perfect gentleman. Always fun and able to turn your cloudy day into a sunny one.
    Heaven has now gained the most wonderful, gentle, personable man I ever knew. I am thankful I had the pleasure of working with him. Rest in peace, Dave. You will be missed.
    I pray God wraps his arms around the Lamberton family and guides you through this loss.

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