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Sarah Catherine Hammond

AGE: 85 • New Castle

Surrounded by loved ones, Catherine "Kitty" Hammond, age 85, of New Castle, DE passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at her son Dennis' home in Newark, MD.

Mrs. Hammond was employed by Wilmington General Hospital, Allied Kid Co., Seton Leather, and Chase Bank. She was a longtime member of New Caste United Methodist Church, active with Tiny Tots, Meals on Wheels, CROP walk and visiting shut ins, giving communion to those in need.

Many who met Ms. Kitty will remember her favorite saying "If I knew you were coming I would have baked a cake". She was quick to give hugs and loved to dance the "Huckabuck". She was lovingly known to family members as "Kit Kat".

Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Walter "Buddy" Hammond. She was the last of 16 siblings. She is survived by her five children, Judy Durnall (Jim), Dennis (Gwen), Walter (Vicky), Dale (Kena) and Kathy Hamm (Paul); thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday April 12, 2016, 12 Noon at New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720. Friends may visit with the family at the church Tuesday morning beginning at 11 am. Burial will be in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Castle United Methodist Church.

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 9 to Apr. 11, 2016
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