Donald E. Lambillotte

August 11, 1932 ‒ December 02, 2005

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Donald E. Lambillotte, 73, of Mount Vernon passed away Friday, December 2, 2005 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. Donald was born on August 11, 1932 in Mount Vernon, son of the late Germaine J. and Pearl (Cline) Lambillotte.

Mr. Lambillotte was a retired area manager for AEP in Mount Vernon with 33 years of service. Donald was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in McConnelsville, a member of the Corinthian Masonic Lodge in McConnelsville, a member of the Acacia Club, a member of the Tomahawk Seniors Golf League, a former member and past president of Kiwanis in McConnelsville, and a former member of the Village Council for McConnelsville. He was a former member of Rotary and the Mount Vernon Zoning Board of Appeals, the Mount Vernon area Chamber of Commerce and area Development Foundation. Donald served as president of the Woodberry Glen Condo Association. He was also a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1953-1956. On completion of basic training, he entered The Engineer Officers Candidate School at Fort Belvoir, VA. He earned the rank of Second Lieutenant serving a portion of his active duty overseas on the islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He later became commander of the local Army Reserve Unit ultimately leaving the reserve having achieved the rank of Captain.

Donald is survived by his loving wife, Joan (Curtis) Lambillotte, whom he married on May 6, 1954; two sons, Thomas D. Lambillotte of Mount Vernon, and Charles C. (Sheavoun) Lambillotte of Batavia, IL; two daughters, Lael (Max) Williams and Amy (Avery) Dyer both of Mount Vernon; two grandsons, Zach (Angie) Williams and Alex Williams; seven granddaughters, Kayla Williams, Hayley Lambillotte, Helena, Frannie, and Allison Dyer, Emily and Molly Lambillotte; two great grandsons, Hunter Kiser and Carter Williams; three sisters, Glendene Hoffman, Valjean Knerr, and Mable (James) Thomas all of Mount Vernon; two sisters-in-law, Anna White Lambillotte of Mount Vernon and Betty Lambillotte of Wadsworth; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, two brothers, Duane and John Lambillotte and two brothers-in-law, Charles Knerr and Claude Hoffman, preceded Donald in death.

Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday with Pastor Dan Taylor officiating. Interment, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Mount Zion Lodge #9 F. & A.M will conduct Masonic services on Monday following the calling hours at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Turn the Tide of Mount Vernon or to the Smile Train, Suite 2201, 245 Fifth Ave., New York, New York 10016.

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