Gerald L Lamb,96, passed away October 26, 2021. A World War II veteran, he grew up in Cleveland and was a resident of Bath Twp. for 50 years. After graduating John Hay High school he entered the Army in early 1944.He was part of the 106th Infantry Division. He was a POW and was part of a work detail during the bombing of Dresden. He along with 2 others escaped and made their way back to the American Troops. He was awarded a Purple Heart.
After the service he attended Case Western for two years. He was the area manager at Bliss and Laughlin Steel Company, and also served as the Chaplin at the local Amvets, chapter 176 in Richfield.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne (Robinson). They had a wonderful life together, they traveled extensively until their late 80's. He was an avid golfer, quite the dancer, and loved a day at the Casino. He loved working in his yard and had an amazing sense of humor. He was the father of Gerald Richard (deceased), Nina Salata (Gary), Patricia Buehner (Robert), Deborah Frick, Michael (Lisa), Marjorie Neal, Robert (deceased), Carolyn (deceased), and Sunday Elizabeth Gaitanaros (Basil), grandfather, great-grandfather, great great-grandfather, uncle and a friend to many.
Funeral services will be held 12p.m. SATURDAY, October 30th at Ciriello and Carr Funeral Home, 39 S. Miller Rd. in Fairlawn, where friends may call 10-12. Interment at Moore's Chapel Cemetery.