Ernest D. Lamborn, Jr.
June 7, 1923 – November 23, 2013
Ernest D. Lamborn Jr. , age 90, of Newark, DE, died on Saturday, November 23, 2013.
Born in 1923, he was the son of Ernest D. Lamborn, Sr. and Alice Moore Lamborn. He graduated from Conrad High School in June 1942 and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed in Jacksonville, Fl and then Squantum, Mass. He applied for the V-12 program, was accepted, then transfered to Yale University where he graduated in 1946 with a Bachelors Degree in Naval Science and Sociology and received a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Delaware in 1965. He taught in Delaware schools for 37 years, beginning at Delaware City High School, Conrad High School, Mt. Pleasant High School, and then Alexis I. DuPont High School before retiring in 1984.
Ernest, affectionately known as Bud or Ernie, is survived by his wife Elizabeth (Betty) of 60 years and two sons, Ernest D. Lamborn III (Dixon) and T. Chandler Lamborn (Chan) of Newark, Delaware.
The family expresses their sincere thanks to all the family and friends that stopped by to visit and lend support and to the staff of Delaware Hospice for the excellent care they provided to Ernie.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the Spicer Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, Delaware, where visitation will be held from 10 am until 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.