Wilfred E. Hamme Jr.

  • "Greg and Peggy, I am very sorry to hear about JR. I have..."
    - Celeste Miller
  • "RIP my friend,you will be missed!"
    - Dave Viands
  • "He was one heck of a great guy! We will all miss him and..."
    - greg potter
  • "Greg and Vicki, Dot and myself are so sorry for your loss...."
    - Ed Campbell
  • "Peggy, Greg, and family, So sorry to hear of Junie's..."

YORK Wilfred E. "Junie" Hamme, Jr., 83, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at York Hospital. Born September 11, 1930, in York, he was the son of the late Wilfred E. Hamme, Sr. and Dorothy L. (Williams) Hamme. Jr. owned and operated JR's Tavern (formerly Fairview Cafe) for over 46 years. He always had a love for his Tavern and all the patrons and friends over the years. Junie was a 1948 graduate of William Penn Senior High School and attended York Junior College. He played basketball at York High where he made the All Central Penn Team and also played basketball for YJC. Junie was a life member of Prince AA and Victory AA. He was an original member of the Grandview Golf Group. Junie really enjoyed his golfing trips to Myrtle Beach and Pinehurst. His favorite was his golf trip to Pebble Beach, where he was invited to a party and met Clint Eastwood. Junie is survived by Margaret L. "Peggy" Hamme, with whom he resided; a son, Gregory E. and his wife, Vicki Hamme of York; and two grandsons, Joey L. Torres of York and David G. Williams of Erie. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara A. Torres, who died December 24, 2003. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York. A viewing will be held Monday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the York Health Foundation for the Cardiology Fund, 50 N. Duke St., 2nd Floor, York, PA 17401. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 26, 2014
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