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Nancy M. Lamb, 70

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Nancy Marie (Fortin) Lamb, 70, of Williamstown, Mass., died on Friday, December 29, 2017, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Mass.

She was born in North Adams, Mass., on August 31, 1947 a daughter of the late Leonard Gerald and Harriett Grace (Van Sleet) Fortin.

Mrs. Lamb attended Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, graduating with the class of 1965. She went on to work at the Advocate Newspaper in Williamstown and was last employed at Storey Communications, now Storey Publishing.

Mrs. Lamb loved gardening in her beautiful backyard, baking, refurbishing treasured goods, spending time with her family and friends, and living by the motto that laughter was truly the world's best medicine. Above all, she loved being Nana to her five grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Victor "Kip" Franklin Lamb, whom she married on August 20, 1966, at St. Patrick’s Church in Williamstown; her daughter Christine Marie Paz and her husband, Mike, of Colorado; son Michael Todd Lamb and his wife Tricia Lee of Florida; grandchildren Dylan Paz and Aaron, Tyler, Joshua and Andrew Lamb; brother Leonard "Butch" Fortin Jr. and his wife, Ruth, of North Adams; sisters Beverly Teillon and her husband, Brenton, of Morrisville, Vt., and Maryann Gillooly and her husband, Bill, of New Marlborough, Mass.; as well as nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Funeral notice: A funeral service to celebrate the life of Nancy Lamb will take place on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapel, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA 01247. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to Pop Cares, 413-281-1094.

Obituary Provided By: Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals

Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
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Dear Kip and family,We just recently heard of Nancy's passing. We were shocked and saddened by the news. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. With love and sympathy,
Lisa and Bob
from: Lisa and Bob Tetlowon: 01-17-2018

kip, and family so sorry about Nancy's passing .I'am so glad that got to go to Hawaii last year.You will always have that memory and many more.Their wasn't a time when I saw her and she always had a great smile.
from: Phyllis Petersonon: 01-13-2018

Kip and Family, I'm very sorry to have heard the news of Nancy's passing. She will be missed! Thinking of you all,
Matthew Keator
from: Matthew Keatoron: 01-11-2018

Nancy and I were first cousins. We were about the same age and grew up with our families spending much time together. Over time we went our separate ways with my wife and I moving to California. She reconnected again with Louise through Facebook. We were saddened to hear of her passing and Louise and I extend our sincerest sympathy to Kip and family.
from: Art & Louise Fortinon: 01-05-2018

Our sympathy to Kip and the Lamb family on the passing of Nancy. She was our neighbor and friend. She was very friendly and generous and had a great smile. We’ll miss her and the kindness she showed us.
Peace and love to the whole family.
from: Rosemary and David Mangunon: 01-05-2018

My condolences to Kip and the Lamb family. I worked with Nancy at Storey for many years, until she retired. I am glad she took that trip to Hawaii.
from: Anne Gueston: 01-04-2018

I knew Nancy during her school years in Williamstown. She was always a fun person to be around. My condolences to her family and friends.
from: Robert Y. Burnson: 01-04-2018

My deepest sympathy. The world has lost a smiling face, a truly wonderful person. I worked with Nancy many years ago at Storey Communications and always enjoyed being with her. Till we meet again, she will be missed.
from: Charlene Jameson: 01-04-2018

Rest in peace Nancy. God Bless family. You were such a happy person and friend, continue your happiest in Heaven. Amen.
from: Marge Danielson: 01-04-2018

I am so sorry, I have know Nancy since I was 12, we were classmates and graduated together. Nancy was a very special person, always laughing and friendly, May God Bless Nancy and All of her Family at this time. Keep Smiling Nancy. Amen
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