Helen Lambert, 24, of Marlborough


Helen LambertMarlborough – Helen “Terry” (Palmer) Lambert, 74 of Marlboro, died Friday February 23, 2024 at the Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Worcester MA. She was the daughter of the late Robert “Skip” and Helen T. (Ross) Palmer.

Terry is survived by her children Monique Skarin and her fiancé John Francolini of Worcester, James Lambert of Marlboro and Anne-Marie Palmer and her partner John Jordan of Windham ME. Terry was a loving Nana to her eight grandchildren, Alexander & Abigail Skarin, Katelyn, Kristen & Lindsey Lambert, Alexandria Woods, Kaelyn & Catherine Galipeau, and her two great-grandchildren Aubrey Galipeau & Jaylynn Woods. Her four sisters Annamae Grout, Deanna Blais and her husband Andre’, Nancy Bent and her husband Richard, Jeanette Laucis, her two brothers Robert Palmer and his wife Donna, and David Palmer and his wife Denise. She was predeceased by her two brothers-in-law James Grout and Kenneth Laucis. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews as well as her childhood friends Virginia Metevia and Mary Pat Di Rico.

Terry was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, daughter and friend to all who knew and loved her.

The highlights of her life were time spent with family making memories and having fun. She loved vacationing in Maine and going to the beach. She loved “girls game night” and a good cup of tea while she watched Dancing with the Stars and was an avid Elvis Presley fan.

She was a member of Marlborough High School, the class of 1966, during her high school years she was a cheerleader and also a runner-up in the Miss Marlboro Pageant. Terry loved to dance as well as teaching dance. She also enjoyed the art of ballet dancer.

For many years she worked at Data General in Westboro, MA as well as The Want Advertiser in Sudbury, MA.

Her infectious smile and fun-loving spirit will be missed by all who were blessed to know her.

Visiting hours for Terry will be held Thursday, February 29, 2024, from 4-6pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA 01752. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10:30 am at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough.

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