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“My condolences to the Hammond family, so sorry for your loss !!! ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Randy Gray - Gap, PA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 27 | Posted by: Annie Huggard - Smyrna, DE

“Aunt Kitty I will always remember you in my heart,and to the family you shall always be in my prayers may God be there to heal your sorrow.Heart felt...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Belinda Cook

“Our thoughts and prayers will remain with you all at this very sad and difficult time. we all have thought about you so much and the sorrow you have...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Judy Gibbons - New Castl, DE

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless Janet & Mark Robinson and family ”
5 of 27 | Posted by: Janet Robinson - wilmington, DE

“Ms. Kitty will be fondly remembered by her church family as a fun loving lady. She was always upbeat and there to give a hug, and ask how everyone...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Tina Anderson - Newark, DE

“My thoughts are with the Hammond family during this difficult time. (((Hugs)))Leslie Murin (Ritchie) ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Dennis My Thoughts and Prayers to your Family for your loss. God Bless. ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Mickey Donahue - Lewes, DE

“It has been quite a few years since I have seen your Mom. Growing up with all of you gave me a lot of fond & fun memories, but I will always remember...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Bill Grothaus - Bear, DE

“Kitty was always ready to help her neighbors in need. On behalf of my family we are all sad to hear of her passing. Our condolences to her family. ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Richard Law - New Casle, DE

“Judy and family,I met you in JR HIGH SCHOOL we were friends. Then I had the pleasure of meeting your mom at concerts on the Green, and a few...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Barbara (Hurst) Carter - DE

“Kathy... Praying for you and your family, my ❤ Is with you always ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Christine Wilson - Bear, DE

“Deepest sympathy to the Family, cousins Gladys and Anita (Marine). ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Gladys O'Neal - Newark, DE

“I am so sorry for your loss. Miss Kitty was such a blessing for our church. She always greeted everyone with a warm smile and a hug,. We will miss...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Miss Kitty, what a wonderful woman, so full of life....say hi to Gladys and Dora for me... RIP forever....with love, Mary Ballance, from Dr. Pad's...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry to hear of Ms. Kitty's passing. But I have no doubt she is dancing in heaven. I'll always remember her spunky personality and her gift...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Alison Clark (Pochvatilla) - OK

“I'm so sorry for your loss Kathy. One of the hardest to deal with in our life is our mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Teresa Reed - New Castle, DE

“My condolences on the passing of your Mother. You are all in my prayers.Peg Maculley Cohee ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“My Condolences to All The Hammond Family and To All of Mrs. Hammond friends..Rest easy Kitty Carrot Love from The Castle Hill Gang...<3 ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Dixie Sinnott - New Castle, DE

“Dear Kathy and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our prayers are with you and your family. Sending love, Paula and Dicky Reihms ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Paula Reihms - Clayton, DE

“Judy I am so sorry to hear about your mothers passing. Your mother was such a nice person and full of fun. My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Betty Roderick - New Castle, DE

“We all will miss you greatly Ms. Kitty until the day we meet again ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: RoseBud Squires - New castle, DE

“We here at BASF (C SHIFT) want to give our condolences to the Hammond family for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts our with you. ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: BASF Company - Newport, DE

“Kitty was always smiling. She was always kind and loving. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Hammond family. May you find strength and...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Barbara Ann Spears- Vandiver - DE

“Kathy and Dale. Sorry hear about your mom. She was the best great lady. She had big heart. God bless you Ms Kitty. Love and God bless your...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Carol (sis) Logan - New castle, DE

“Hammond Family, Miss Kitty will always be remembered for her laughter and her crazy dancing! She is a "one of a kind" woman! Our condolences to you...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Vied - Millsboro, DE


27 of 27 | Posted by: Jeanette Wedman - New Castle, DE


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Surrounded by loved ones, Catherine "Kitty" Hammond, age 85, of New Castle, DE passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at her son Dennis' home in Newark, MD.

Mrs. Hammond was employed by Wilmington General Hospital, Allied Kid Co., Seton Leather, and Chase Bank. She was a longtime member of New Caste United Methodist Church, active with Tiny Tots, Meals on Wheels, CROP walk and visiting shut ins, giving communion to those in need.

Many who met Ms. Kitty will remember her favorite saying "If I knew you were coming I would have baked a cake". She was quick to give hugs and loved to dance the "Huckabuck". She was lovingly known to family members as "Kit Kat".
Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Walter "Buddy" Hammond. She was the last of 16 siblings. She is survived by her five children, Judy Durnall (Jim), Dennis (Gwen), Walter (Vicky), Dale (Kena) and Kathy Hamm (Paul); thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday April 12, 2016, 12 Noon at New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720. Friends may visit with the family at the church Tuesday morning beginning at 11 am. Burial will be in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Castle United Methodist Church.

To offer condolences, visit:
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