Dorothy H. Hammond

Mrs. Dorothy H. Hammond, 94, of Okeechobee, FL, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2017, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, NY after a brief illness; her loving family was by her side.

Born in Johnstown, NY, she was the daughter of Sylvester and Beatrice Callery France. She is a graduate of Johnstown High School.

She was a communicant of the former St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Johnstown, and enjoyed quilting.

Dorothy married the late Rex D. Hammond July 11, 1942. Together they raised five sons, John Hammond and Paul Hammond of Okeechobee, FL, James Hammond of Gloversville, Richard Hammond (Janice) of Johnstown and William Hammond of Lilburn, GA. Survivors also include grandchildren, Jeremy Hammond (Nicole), Jodi Ann Hammond, James Hammond Jr. (Lisa), Joyel Richardson (Josh), Kimberly Hammond, Roy Hammond, Frederick Hammond, Jared Hammond (Kathryn), Carla Lee Williams (Gary) and Jacob Hammond; great-grandchildren, Arden and Avery Hammond, Noah Champlin, Tyler and Eric Greenhill.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate a Mass of Christian burial at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 205 Glebe Street, Johnstown, NY 12095 on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 1 p.m.

Arrangements are in the care of Gloversville Funeral Service, 4 Second Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12095. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078. Please visit the family’s online condolence website at


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