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John Hammond


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Posted Online: Feb. 20, 2013, 6:58 pm
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John G. Hammond, 70, of Moline, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Edwards Congregational U.C.C., Davenport, with visitation one hour prior to service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Iowa, Edwards Congregational U.C.C., VNHA Hospice or any animal shelter.
John was born March 27, 1942, in Rochester, N.Y. He married Dorothy R. Palm on June 25, 1966, in Westwood, N.J.
John worked in the hotel industry and later taught at Grant School, Rock Island, and Sherrard Jr. High School. John retired as a Realtor.
John was a member of Edwards Congregational U.C.C., Davenport. He enjoyed cooking, and he made the best cheese cake and chocolate chip cookies. He loved spending his summers in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; sister, Phyllis Potter, Warsaw, N.Y.; two nieces; and a nephew.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.














 



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