William J. Hammond

William J. Hammond RotterdamWilliam J. Ham- mond, 88, of Guilderland passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Born in Sche- nectady, he was the son of Frank and Joyce (Tal- bot) Hammond. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946. William was employed for the HS Barney Store in Schenectady and after was a draftsman for the Gener- al Electric Company for 36 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club. William also en- joyed his membership in the Shriners, Masons and Rotter- dam Elks. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (Nolan) Ham- mond; his daughter, Susan Lubking (Dan); and one sister, Florence Hammond (Noel); and also a very dear special friend, Alice Jane (Brooks) My- ers. William is survived by one son, Douglas W. Hammond (Judy) of Guilderland; one brother, Edward Hammond of Schenectady; also survived by four grandchildren, Kenneth Hammond (Pamela) of Rotter- dam, Douglas J. Hammond of Albany, Darcy Lubking of Troy and Sarah Lubking of Troy; two great-grandchildren and one niece, Sandra Kortz (Dick). Funeral services will be pri- vate at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours by request. Entombment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park in Colonie. Contributions can be made in William's memory to the Polycystic Foundation, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kan- sas City, MO 64114. Arrangements are by the Bond Funeral Home, Broadway and Guilderland Avenue, Sche- nectady. Online condolences can be made at www.bondfuneralho- me.com

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Mar. 4, 2013