Louise Hammon

Obituary of Louise Ann Hammon

Louise Ann (Engelbrecht) Hammon, 89, of Pottstown, PA, formerly of Liverpool, NY, passed away on May 25, 2022, at Manatawny Manor. She was the wife of the late A. David Hammon, who passed away in 2007.


Born in Munnsville, NY, on August 7, 1932, Louise was the daughter of the late Herman and Ruth (Cheney) Engelbrecht.


Louise graduated from The Faxton Hospital School of Nursing in Utica, NY, in 1952, and then worked as a surgical nurse supervisor for Cortland Memorial Hospital. Louise then stayed at home for a number of years to focus on raising her four daughters. She returned to work at the Liverpool School District, and retired in 2007 after being there for many years. Louise was an avid bowler, Girl Scout leader, and active and faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Syracuse, NY, where she also taught Sunday School. 


Louise is survived by her daughters, Lynn (& Michael) Grabecki, Jill (& James) Wetzel, and Susan (& Michael) Tice; her sister, Connie Haslauer; her brother-in-law, Robert Shaw; and her eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  


In addition to her husband and parents, Louise is predeceased by her daughter, Dianne Hickman; and her sister, Jane Shaw.


Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family at Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, NY.


In memory of Louise, please share a smile, do something kind, and treat others the way you want to be treated.


Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com.