Celebrating the life of Sylvia Hammond
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10, 2011 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.
Born on Sept. 6, 1914, in Brookfield, Mass. to Edward and Florence (Vine)
Steadman, she married Clarence "Bish" Hammond on Sept. 9, 1939. He
preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1998.
Surviving are 4 daughters, Patricia Warn of East Peoria, Jan (Wally) Johnson
of Issaquah, WA, Susie Hammond of Wolfeboro, NH and Debbie Hammond of
Marengo, IL; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Sammy enjoyed travel, reading, crossword puzzles, bridge, dancing,
singing, canoeing, swimming and her 4 girls. She also loved summering in
Helping others was very important to her. She volunteered at the Eureka Food
Pantry, Eureka Hospital Service Auxiliary, Eureka College Women's Board,
Woodford County Historical Society and the Eureka Presbyterian Church.
Private services will be held this summer in Maine.
Memorials may be made to the Eureka Area Food Pantry, 208 N. Calendar St., Eureka, IL 61530 or Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research,
Church Street Station. PO Box 780, New York, NY 10008.
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