Claire Alice Hamme
March 1, 1936 – June 30, 2018
Claire A. Hamme died on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at ManorCare Health Services in Montgomeryville. She was eighty-two years of age. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mildred Munzel Walchko. Claire was a longtime resident of Trevose.
Mrs. Hamme is a retired employee of Jade Corporation in Southampton. Claire was an excellent organist. She enjoyed crafts, gardening, sewing and painting.
Claire was the beloved wife of Frederick W. Hamme for fifty years. She was the devoted mother of William Roberts (Lynda) of Cinnaminson NJ, Kenneth Roberts (Eileen) of Trevose and Valerie Hamme of Deming NM. She was the loving grandmother of Renée, Stephanie, Megan and Benjamin Roberts. She was the sister of the late Paul “Buddy” Walchko and the late Bernie Coffin.
Relatives and friends are invited to her graveside service at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Forest Hills Cemetery, 25 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
- Mildred Walchko, Mother
- Paul Walchko, Father
- Frederick W Hamme, Husband
- William Roberts, Son
- Kenneth Roberts, Son
- Valerie Hamme, Daughter
- Lynda Roberts, Daughter-in-law
- Eileen Roberts, Daughter-in-law
- Renée Roberts, Grandchild
- Stephanie Roberts, Grandchild
- Megan Roberts, Grandchild
- Benjamin Roberts, Grandchild
- Paul "Buddy" Walchko, Brother
- Bernie Coffin, Sister
- Alzheimer's Association
- Graveside Service Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Claire Alice Hamme
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July 3, 2018
I have such fond memories of Aunt Claire - it's hard to know where to begin. Holidays and Summers together were so memorable. She encouraged fun and creativity.
Loved my summers with my cousin, Valerie playing Barbies and hanging at the pool. Aunt Claire use to make clothes and furniture for our dolls and would give us money for penny candy at the 7-11.
Our Wildwood vacations were always great - beach and boardwalk until we couldn't stay awake.
Fondue nights were fun too . . . . . especially the fruit balls in the flaming rum!
I remember her smile and laugh and the way she reminded me of Pop.
We shared a love for painting - I have kept all the painting tips she mailed to me. She was one of my favorite artists.
She will be forever loved and missed
July 2, 2018
I remember the summer weeks spent at Aunt Claire's with Valerie and Paula - swimming, playing Barbies...Aunt Claire teaching us how to play Hearts. I will never forget her laugh - so full of life!