JEFFERSON J. HAMMER

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HAMMER--Jefferson J., Retired priest of the NY Archdiocese died March 6, 2012 at 78. Chaplain of St. Vincent's Medical Center 1973 - 2003. Also served at St. Margaret Mary's Parish, Jacobi Hospital & Montefiore. Fr. Hammer graduated from Manhattan College in 1955, and was ordained a priest in May 1960. He is survived by three nieces. Reposing: Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker Street, NYC, Friday 2-5pm and 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday 11:00am, St Joseph's Church, 371 6th Ave, Greenwich Village. His Eminence Cardinal Dolan will officiate. Interment Sea View Cemetery, Mt. Sinai, NY. Memorial donations may be made in Fr. Hammer's name to Manhattan College (call 718-562-7582). For condolences: www.greenwichvillagefuneralhome.com.

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 8, 2012