Merle W. HammApril 5, 1950 ~ November 14, 2016 (age 66)
Merle W. Hamm, age 66, of Tonawanda, died Monday, November 14, 2016 after fighting a long, hard battle with Parkinson's disease. Born April 5, 1950 in North Tonawanda, he was the son of the late Frederick and Ardys (nee Miller) Hamm. Merle had been a laboratory technician at Life Technology on Grand Island, before becoming ill.
He was the husband of Marinna (nee MacKellar) Hamm of Tonawanda; father of Jennifer (John Gralla, Jr.) Wagoner and James Hamm; brother of Nancy (Donald) Hamm-Johnson, Fred (Gail) Hamm and Jeff (Janice) Hamm; grandfather of Nicole (Brandon Vanich) Hamm and Ashley Wagoner; and great-grandfather of Anikin and Yunaleska Vanich. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-7:30 PM on Saturday at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda, where funeral services will be held at 7:30 PM Saturday; Don Hamm-Johnson officiating. Friends invited. Inurnment will be cared for privately at Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda. If desired, memorials to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014, or the S.P.C.A., 205 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda, NY 14150, are preferred by the family.
Michael J. Fox Foundation
PO Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741-5014
S.P.C.A. of Erie County
300 Harlem Road, West Seneca NY 14224