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“Jayne and I were so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. Our lives were enriched from knowing and working with him over many years. Rest in peace. Jayne...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“May you find strength in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ during this difficult time. So pleased to read all of the great things written about Pat. ...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Hamner - Fisherville, TN

“I am very sorry for you loss. I remember Mr. Hamner along with his wife from the Clubhouse in VOL. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Carol (Jones) Snell - friend

“Beth and I were so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. The Lakeview Baptist Church family has lost a precious saint. May God's Spirit comfort you and...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Jamie Stewart - Avon Lake, OH

“To the Hamner family-- you have a special place in my life and in my heart. Pat was always an inspiration to me and helped me understand that you...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Novotny - Amherst, OH

“Curt and Beth, I am so sorry to hear this. You and your family will be in my prayers. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Paula DeMarco - Vermilion, OH

“Dear Nadyne and ElizabethI was so sorry to read that Pat had passed away. I have such fond memories of all of you and always enjoyed meeting with...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Pam Gintonio (Konowal) - Dover, OH

“Prayers are with you and your family, may God give you strength during your time of need. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Doug and Laura ( Mayer) Brown - OH

“I am sorry I will not be able to make it up for the funeral. I have great memories of Uncle Pat and know he is no longer in pain and has had a...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Tina Favazza - Niece

“Our deepest Sympathy to your Family. Pat was my dad's (W.T.) best friend and a really good friend to our family. Pat was a good person. Ready to help...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Sarah n Jim ( Whitten) Cherven - OH

“thinking of your family in this difficult time,our deepest sympathy.Penny Burrier ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Kate Wragg and Matt Deichler ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kate Wragg - Berlin Heights, OH

“You were a wonderful man and we will always remember your smile. We love you paw~paw! <3 ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Jenifer Hamner - Vermilion, OH

“Sorryto here about MR.HAMNER he was a good friend not only to me but to the family.He will be missed. if there is any thing i can do for you let me...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: robert Jackson - Lorain, OH

“Thinking of your family with your loss of your loved one.Our hearts go out to you, ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: tammy corder - lyndon, KY

“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: The Staff of Riddle Funeral Home - OH

Albert S. "Pat" Hamner, 86, of Vermilion, died Monday, November 19, 2012 at his home after a lengthy illness.

Pat was born July 18, 1926 in Fisherville, TN, and has been a Vermilion resident for the past 54 years moving from TN.

He was a veteran of the US Navy serving during World War II.

Pat worked for Ford Motor Co., Lorain as a layout inspector for 40 1/2 years retiring in 1988.

He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, Vermilion where he was active as a Sunday School Teacher and enjoyed working with the Awanas in the nursery. He enjoyed volunteering at Murray Ridge Support Group, camping, fishing, traveling, boating, and loved working on cars.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Nadyne A (nee Randle) Hamner; sons, Albert R. Hamner of Amherst, Tad Wright of Memphis, TN, and Chris Wright of Vermilion; daughters, Sandra Kidd of Vermilion, Deborah (Mark) Dean of Vermilion and Elizabeth Hamner of Wellington; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Ann Favazza of Knoxville, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert R. Hamner and Ollie (nee James) Seward; first wife, Beulah Hamner in 1964; daughter, Kathleen Garrison; brother, Larry Seward; sister, Essie Anthony; and son in law, Kenneth Kidd.

The family will receive friends on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 2:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street Vermilion Ohio where the Vermilion Veterans Council will conduct military honors at 2:00 pm. The Reverend Cliff Morris will be officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Murray Ridge Support Group, Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities Offices, 1091 Infirmary Road, Elyria, OH 44035.

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