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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday July 20th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Edward Hammond

Edward Denis Lynwood Hammond, 77, of Templeton, died peacefully Friday, July 15, 2022, in Tufts Medical Center, Boston, surrounded by his family.

Born in Fitchburg on July 16, 1944, he was the son of the late Lynwood and Louise (LeBlanc) Hammond. Edward was employed by the Facilities Maintenance Department at Heywood Hospital of Gardner for many years prior to his retirement.

Edward was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church of Templeton. He enjoyed playing the guitar, working on cars, and playing scratch tickets. Edward’s greatest joy was found when he was with his family, treasuring all the special moments they had together.

Edward is survived by his two sons, Edward T. Hammond and his wife Shellie of Phillipston and Jesse J. Hammond and his wife Aimee of Westminster; a daughter, Debra A. Pond of Gardner; seven grandchildren, E.J. Hammond, Jacob W. Hammond, Dillon T. Hammond, Gabrielle M. Hammond, Julia M. Hammond, Jordan E. Pond and Nathan T. Hammond; a great-granddaughter on the way; a brother Tommy Clarke and his wife Gail of Fitchburg; two sisters, Leona Lee of Gardner and Leilla “Punky” Tarr and her husband George of Gardner; three special nephews, Bo and Frank Tomer and Jay Smith; several other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was predeceased by his wife and love of his life of 50-years, Nancy A. (Smith) Hammond, who died in 2013.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. Burial will be held Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery, Patriots Road, Templeton, MA.  All are invited and welcome to attend.

Calling Hours will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Heywood Hospital Surgical Pavilion, c/o Heywood Healthcare Philanthropy, 242 Green Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Edward Denis Lynwood Hammond.

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I'm so sorry for your loss Jesse, Eddy, and Debbie. You guys are in my prayer.

Nosa Jul 19 2022 10:10 PM

Dear Jesse, Eddy and Debbie.....
Our deep condolences to
you and your families.
As sad as it is, he's now with his Nancy who he missed so much since her passing in 2013. Love you all....Mike and Jeannee

Michael and Jeannee Goulet Jul 19 2022 5:28 PM

Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Peralta Family Jul 17 2022 9:31 PM

So sorry for your loss he was a great man

Sandra Ann LeBlanc Jul 17 2022 10:57 AM

Jesse and Eddie and family I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this difficult time

Courtney Donahue Jul 16 2022 8:45 PM