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John J. ("Jack") Hamer

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John J. ("Jack") Hamer

Carmel - John J. ("Jack") Hamer, 86 of Carmel (who grew up in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ), passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018. Jack was born May 23, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY to the late William J. and Edna F. Hamer. He was a graduate of St. Luke's High School and Manhattan College where he met and married the love of his life, Betty. Jack retired in 1989 from Lucent Technology (formerly AT&T, Bells Labs) as the head of the staff operation department, Indianapolis. Jack loved to shared his passion for baseball, puzzles, and Jesus with his many children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to gather from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 31 at Flanner Buchanan-Oaklawn Memorial Gardens (Conner Suite). Funeral services will be at 4:00pm Wednesday, August 1 at Northview Church, of which he was a long-term member.

John was the widower of Betty L. Hamer. He is survived by his children, John M. (Sheryl), Donald E. (Kathie), James D. (Terri), Stephen G. (Diane), Thomas F., David W. (Elaine) Hamer and Janet (Brian) Stephens; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; brothers, William and Stephen Hamer; sister, Sheila Gedney.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice. Please visit to sign the online guest register.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on July 31, 2018
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