July 27, 1926 - May 21, 2020
Richard P. Hammond, 93, recently from Mt. Lebanon, PA, and formerly from Montgomery, Illinois, passed away Thursday, May 21 at the Baptist Homes Nursing Center in Mt. Lebanon, PA. He was born July 27, 1926, in Aurora, Illinois. Richard was a WW II veteran who served in Central Europe in the 106th infantry. Richard was employed by the Aurora Township Highway Department for 45 years serving as foreman for 25 years and then as Highway Commissioner for 14 years. He married Rose Boytor on May 31, 1947, at St. Michael Church in Aurora. He was a member of the Turner Club, the VFW, the Phoenix Club, the American Legion and the Tiger Club. Rich enjoyed working on his lawn, playing cards and spending time with family and friends. Richard is survived by his daughter, Jean (David d.) Palcho of Mt. Lebanon, PA; two grandchildren, Michael (Jill) Palcho and Kathryn (Jeff) Shirk of PA; two great-grandchildren April Palcho and Matthew Palcho of PA; and one brother Jerry Hammond from Aurora, Ill. and one sister, Donna Moore from Orangeville, Ill., and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Rose Boytor Hammond in 2003; his parents Peter and Catherine (Schuck) Hammond; 4 sisters Betty Lakeman, Ruth Blanton, Elaine Ransford, Dorothy Kiefer and 1 brother James Hammond. Private visitation will be held at Slater Mortuary in Pittsburgh, PA. Private graveside services will be held at Marywood Cemetery in Aurora, Illinois. Arrangements handled by THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora, Illinois 60506. (630) 631-5500 Please visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com where you may sign the guest book or leave condolences for Richard’s family. Memorial Contributions may be made in Richard's name to Aurora Turners, 1335 Mitchell Road Aurora, IL 60505; VFW Post 1197, 645 S River Street Batavia, IL 60510; or American Legion Post 675, 19 W. Washington St Oswego, IL.
Richard P. Hammond, 93, recently from Mt. Lebanon, PA, and formerly from Montgomery, Illinois, passed away Thursday, May 21 at the Baptist Homes Nursing Center in Mt. Lebanon, PA. He was born July 27, 1926, in Aurora, Illinois. Richard was... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Richard P. Hammond, 93, recently from Mt. Lebanon, PA, and formerly...View More
Flowers & Gifts
Send flowers to the Hammond family.Send Flowers