Jack L. Hammersla Sr., 81

MARCH 14, 1932-AUG. 19, 2013

August 20, 2013
  • Jack L. Hammersla Sr.
Jack L. Hammersla Sr.

Jack Lewis Hammersla Sr., 81, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Smithsburg, Md. passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at NMS Healthcare in Hagerstown.

Born March 14, 1932, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Russell E. and Helen C. (Dailey) Hammersla.

He retired from PPG, where he worked as a glazer.

He is survived by one son, Jack L. Hammersla Jr.; one daughter, Brenda Jean East of Hagerstown; four grandchildren, Roxanne (East) Palmer and Cynthia East, both of Frederick, Md., and Jessica East and Kristi Pough, both of Hagerstown; three great-grandchildren, Victoria Hammersla, Kyle Hammersla and Shawn East; and daughter-in-law, Tracey L. Hammersla of Hagerstown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Connie Jean (Kershner) Hammersla, who died June 23, 1996; two sons, James A. Hammersla and Russell E. Hammersla; five brothers, George, Robert, Charles, Donald Sr. and Theodore Hammersla; and three sisters, Rose Cline, Patricia Munson and Mary Jane Stevenson.

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Mark C. Mooney officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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