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Frederick "Fred" Andrew Hammel
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“Sincere condolences to you all on the passing of Fred. He was a lovely kind man, always so welcoming. Thinking of you all at this sad time. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Patricia Dooley nee Hammel

“In loving memory of a wonderful, charming, caring man whose smile lit up the room ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Eilish Stafford - Family

“Dear Kitty and Family,We are very sorry to hear of Fred's passing. Such a gentleman and a family man. Thinking of you all. Pat and Marie Hammel...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Marie and Pat Hammel - family

“Dear Kitty and Family, So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. I have lovely memories of Fred of my time in Boston and the lovely hospitality from...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Ciara Hammel - Family

“So sorry to hear about Fred’s passing. Thinking of Kitty and all of you, may he Rest In Peace, Margo Hammel ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Margo Hammel - Family

“Dear Kitty and all the Hammel Family,Our sincere condolences to all of you on the passing of Fred. What a lovely, kind man--we always enjoyed...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen and John Flynn - Franklin, MA

“Dear Kitty and Family, so sorry for your loss - Fred was a gentle and kind man, never without a smile. You were all such great neighbors and friends...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Brian Black - Naples, FL - Friend

“Dear Kitty and Family , we are so sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. Fred was such a gentleman! Thinking of you all at this sad time, Rob and...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Emily Hammel Murphy

“I would like to pass on my deepest sympathies to the Hammel family in Boston.I will never forget the hospitality and warmth shown to me by Fred and...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Paul Hammel - Family

“Dear Cathy, Brian, Andrew, Julianna, and Emma:I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father and grampie. You are all in my thoughts and...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen Dupuis Dupuis - CT

“Rip to our great Uncle Fred from Patricia Hammel Kilmuckridge, daughter of John (rip) ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Patricia Meegan - Family

“How very fortunate my husband and I were to have Fred as an in law. He was a special man and will be greatly missed. I am so grateful for the many...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: MArilyn Beardsley - Mashpee Ma

“Condolences to all the Hammels and extended family in Boston Rest in Peace Fred. Hammels The Crosses Kilmuckridge Ireland. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Nicky Hammel - Family

“Deepest sympathy to all the family. Uncle Fred was so loved by all of us, a great man and will forever be fondly remembered. RIP ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Maureen Hammel - Family

“Our deepest sympathy to the family We will miss Fred very much. He was a very dear friend. Fred showed us all around Myrtle Beach and we had great...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Theresa & Frank DelTufo - MA

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HAMMEL, Frederick "Fred" Andrew, age 94, of Needham, MA formerly of Dedham, MA and Onset, MA and Kilmuckridge, Ireland, died peacefully at his home on April 17, 2021 surrounded by family.
He was born in Milton, MA, son of Joseph and Lillian (Crowe) Hammel. He was predeceased by his brothers James, Joseph, and Ned, and sister Kathleen.
Fred was the beloved husband of Catherine (O'Leary) for 63 years. He leaves his loving family: daughter and son-in law, Eileen and Bryan Greene, granddaughters Kari-Ann and Allison (Nelson Barrantes), great-grandsons Joseph, Oliver and Declan; daughter and son-in-law Anne and Robert Dunn, grandchildren Matt (Julie Jackson), Kelly and Hannah; son and daughter-in-law Frederick and Dana Hammel, grandchildren Ted, Nick and Grace; daughter and son-in-law Cathryn and Brian Howlett, grandchildren Andrew, Julianna and Emma; daughter and son-in-law Marianne and Bruce Beardsley, grandchildren Lilly, William, Thomas and Tess. He is survived by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Fred was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War as an aerial photographer.
He will always be remembered as a gentleman to his fingertips and for his deep love for his family, his wit, laughing with friends, enjoying long summers in Onset, traveling with his wife Kitty – especially winter trips to Myrtle Beach, puttering around with a good project, wearing conflicting patterns and colors, and overseeing family photo shoots.
Visiting hours at Holden-Dunn-Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St, Westwood, MA on Wednesday, April 21st, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's of the Assumption, 420 High Street, Dedham, MA on Thursday, April 22nd, at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment immediately following Mass at Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Fred's name to Buzzards Bay Coalition.

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