FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Robert William Lampe, a longtime Fairfield resident, died Saturday, April 26. He was 88.
Lampe was born in Jersey City, N.J., in 1925, to Herman August and Edna Ashmore Lampe, he served in the Army Air Force from 1944 through 1946 and received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bridgeport in 1971. He was a long-time employee of the Dixon Sintaloy Co. in Stamford and in 1953 he and his wife, Edith moved to Fairfield to raise their family. He was a member and past master of the Ashlar Aspetuck Masonic Lodge of Easton.
Lampe is survived by his wife, Edith Soper Lampe; children, William Lampe of Bethel, Carol Portera of Fairfield and Susan Lampe-Wilson of Saxton's River, Vt.; and seven grandchildren.
Calling hours are Tuesday, April 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Fairfield Funeral Home of Edmund W. Dougiello, 36 South Pine Creek Road. Committal will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Masonicare/The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492 in memory of Robert Lampe.