Mary E. Hammett-Kavlick, (nee Kistner), 83, a 24-year resident of Chestnut Hill Cove and formerly of Rosedale, died December 5 at her home after suffering from complications of Alzheimer's for seven years.
She was born on April 13, 1929, in Baltimore, to the late Johannah Mable (Tumbleson) and Louis F. Kistner, Sr. After graduating from Kenwood High School in Rosedale, she was employed in several fields within the federal government, including the USPHS Hospital in Wyman Park, Ft. Howard VA Medical Center, Army Intelligence at Ft. Meade, and as a medical secretary for Central Maryland Cardiology, Sinai Hospital. She was a life member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Louis F. Kistner, Jr. and her former husband, H. Clay Hammett, Sr., the father of her children.She is survived by her beloved husband of 22 years, David L. Kavlick; her two sons, Henry Clay Hammett, Jr. and his wife Shirley and Glenn Hammett; daughter, Joyce Walter; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
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