Eugene J. Hummer Jr.

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LINCOLN, N.H. Eugene J. Hummer Jr., 77, died April 1, 2004 at the Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth, N.H. Mr. Hummer was born March 16, 1927 in Albany, son of the late Eugene J. and Mildred (Garrett) Hummer. Mr. Hummer grew up in the Village of Ravena. He was an outstanding athlete at Manlius Military Academy where he participated in basketball, baseball, football and track. He joined the Marines, but the war ended just before his deployment. He graduated from Cornell University where he also played football and baseball. After graduation, he pitched professionally for the NY Giants farm system. Eugene worked for General Electric for 36 years. He started in Schenectady then to Lynn, Mass., where he lived for about six years, and then moving to Lynnfield, N.H. Mr. Hummer was the former husband of Gloria B. (Slingerland) Hummer and father of Gregory C. Hummer and his wife, Keren of Lynnfield, Gary R. Hummer and his wife, Jean of Haverhill, Eugene J. Hummer III and his wife, Linda of Georgetown and Lori K. Hummer of Woburn; brother of Eleanor J. Hummer of Fla.; grandfather of Carolyn, Bethany, Nathan, Samuel and Lee Hummer and Laura Barlow. A memorial service was held at the Robinson Funeral Home in Melrose, Mass. A calling hour will be held on Tuesday, April 6 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena from 12-1 p.m. Burial will take place at a later date in Jerusalem Cemetery, Feura Bush. Contributions in memory of Eugene may be made to the Jerusalem Cemetery Assoc., PO Box 44, So. Bethlehem, NY 12161 or to the charity of your choice.

Published in Albany Times Union on Apr. 4, 2004