Janice Laraine Hammond, 80

August 19, 2009

SEPT. 7, 1928-AUG. 18, 2009

Janice Laraine Hammond, 80, of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Golden Living Center, Hagerstown.

Born Sept. 7, 1928, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late William David and Zora Burgan Pettit.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin Richard Hammond Sr., on May 7, 1987.

She was previously employed with Eyerly's Department Store.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She is survived by a son, Irvin R. Hammond II of Martinsburg, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Richard William Hammond and Melissa Ann Hammond; and three great-grandchildren, Sarah Hammond, Elizabeth Hammond and Laura Hammond.

She was preceded in death by one sister.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown with Bishop Jack Castle officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport, Md. The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.


The family requests the omission of flowers with memorial donations made to the American Diabetes Association, 800 Wyman Park, Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21211; or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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