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Ralph Nathan Hammond, Jr.

Ralph Nathan Hammond, Jr.
  • December 3, 1926 - February 6, 2016
  • Granby, Connecticut

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“Kathy, Deb, Ruth, Although a year has now passed since Uncle Bud's death, we continue to think about your Mom and Dad with both smiles and tears. ...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ralph Barker - South Windsor, CT

“Rich and I just found out both your parents are gone. They were super nice people. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: JoAnne Leitao - Granby

“To the Hammond Family ~ Please forgive the lateness of this note. My Dad asked me to tell you how sorry he was to have missed the funeral, and how...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Martha Cook

“I just found out about your dad. My condolences and prayers to all of you. I don't know if you remember me or not. We lived next door to you and...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sherrie Shivley

“Kathy, your dad sounds like he was an amazing man! You must have great memories of him to take forward. My sympathies for your loss. Robin Levanti ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“I am sorry to read about your loving Dad's passing. I remember having a wonderful conversation with him at McLean's a few years ago when I was...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this time ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Sandra (Carlson) Fessenden

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the families ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia (Carlson) Kovaciny

“sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia (Carlson) Kovaciny

“Kathy, Debbie & Ruthy, ..... Very Sorry to hear of your Dads passing.Ralph (Bud) was a great man (the guy that could fix anything) to have known...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Schiessl - Hopkinton, RI

Ralph Nathan Hammond, Jr., 89, of Granby, beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Jackman) Hammond, passed away, Saturday, February 6, 2016. Born in Peterborough, NH, son of the late Ralph and Katherine (Barker) Hammond, Sr., he lived in Granby since 1964. Ralph served in the US Army as a B-29 Bomber mechanic in Okinawa, during W.W. II and had been employed by Kaman Aerospace for 45 years before retiring. Ralph graduated from the New England Aircraft School at Boston University. He earned his civil aircraft pilot license and served in the Civil Air Patrol in New Hampshire. He was a long time member and past deacon at First Congregational Church, Granby. Ralph had many, varied interests including fly fishing, wood working, bird watching, and building and flying model airplanes. He leaves his three daughters: Deborah S. Hammond of East Granby, Kathleen J. Hammond of Torrington, and Ruth B. White of Gypsum, CO; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved cat "Pumpkin". Besides his wife, Dorothy, he was predeceased by a son Ralph A. Hammond, son-in-law James L. White, a sister Alberta Mahon, and his best friend Frank Amarosa.. His family would like to thank the staff at McLean for their skilled care and loving kindness. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at 3 pm at First Congregational Church, 219 North Granby Road, Granby. An additional memorial service will be held in the Spring at Cathedral of the Pines, Ringe, NH with burial to follow in Williamsville Cemetery, Williamsville, VT. Contributions may be made to either The McLean Foundation, 75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury, CT 06070 or the Granby Ambulance Association, PO Box 617, Granby, CT 06035. The Hayes Huling & Carmon Funeral Home of Granby is caring for the arrangements. For directions or condolences please visit

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