Mr. J. Regis Hammond, 93, of Frederick died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Homewood at Crumland Farms. He was the loving husband of Jean G. Hammond for 67 years. |
Born May 28, 1921 in Middleport, New York, he was the son of the late Thomas P. and Mary Ellen Hammond.
Mr. Hammond was a retired educator who taught in New York prior to moving to the Frederick area 32 years ago. He was a member of St. Katherine Drexel Roman Catholic Church and a 30 year member of the FSK Lions Club. He was on the Babe Ruth Board of Directors for several years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Peter R. Hammond and wife, Rita Manalo of Potomac, and his daughter, Margaret H. Smith of Mechanicsburg, PA; four grandchildren, Gabriel Hammond, Daniel Hammond, Ellen Hangen (Andrew), and Christina Stada (Scott); three step-grandchildren, Marie Doria, Mae Pagcu, and Patricia Pagcu; three great-grandchildren, Paige Hangen, Andrew Hangen, Jr., and Jackson Stada; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Elda Arce; and his siblings, Margaret Mary Hammond, Anne Hammond, Paul Hammond and Mark Hammond.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A., 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 27 from St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 116 E. Second Street, Frederick with Father Keith Boisvert officiating.
Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Lions Vision Research Foundation (LVRF) P.O. Box 1714, Baltimore, MD 21203; or to a
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on June 24, 2014
Published in Print in The Frederick News-Post on June 24, 2014