Lance Chamberlin Obituary (2022) – Leesburg, FL

Lance Tufts Chamberlin, 78, of Leesburg, FL., died March 1, 2022. Lance was born in Cooperstown, NY., on October 19, 1943 to the late Marguere and Lee Chamberlin. Lance proudly served his country with the US Navy. Lance lived in central New York until he retired from Carrier Air Conditioning after many years of service. He was a very hardworking man who was able to retire in his mid-fifties and moved to Leesburg with his wife Jane. His desire to go fishing as often as he could was overwhelming! Family and friends often received selfies of Lance and the fish he caught. His love of fishing started in his childhood when he was fishing with his grandfather and father. Later he enjoyed this favorite pastime with his son and many friends he had made over the years. Anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Lance will remember his sense of humor! He was quick to come up with a joke or sarcastic remark to make you laugh. One of his favorite comments “No one said it would be easy” has been heard many times and will never be forgotten by his friends and loved ones. Lance had often said to “Live life to the fullest and like it’s your last day”, please follow Lance’s advice as words to follow! Lance is survived by his beloved wife Jane Chamberlin; his sons, Vance Chamberlin (Christine), Steve Sweet and Eric Sweet (Grace); his daughters, Vicki Chamberlin Baldes (Fred), Kim Sheffer (Travis) and Debbie Jamison (Thomas); brother Brian Chamberlin (Rebecca), sisters Brooke Fountain and D’Arcy Scalzo (Tony); 4 grandchildren, Edward Lance Piluso, Makayla Leigh Piluso, Carrie Sgroi, Cory Dailey; 1 great-grandchild, Gabriel Sgroi; and a host of many family members and friends. Lance is predeceased by his parents, his brother Gary Chamberlin and his sister Leslie Matteson. Lance’s family will receive guests on Monday, March 7, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Page-Theus Funeral Home in Leesburg. A funeral ceremony in his honor will follow at 5:00 p.m. We will have a celebration of life at the Highland Lakes Community Clubhouse, immediately following the funeral service at 5500 Clubhouse Drive, Leesburg, FL 34748. In lieu of flowers, donations will be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in the name of Lance Tufts Chamberlin. in care of Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg, FL.

Published by Oneida Daily Dispatch from March 4 to March 6, 2022.

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