OBITUARY

Matthew Hammond

May 3, 1925April 3, 2019

Matthew Hammond, 93, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2019 at his home on Lake Mohawk in Sparta, NJ.

Born in Oradell, NJ, he grew up in Rochelle Park, NJ before marrying the love of his life, Edna and moving to Dumont NJ to raise a family. Matthew worked for 40 years as a television engineer working on shows in the early days of TV such as the “Honeymooners.”

He and Edna moved to Sparta NJ in 1987 to the lake house his parents purchased in 1928 and where he had spent every summer for 90 years.

Matthew was predeceased by his wife Edna in 1999. He is survived by two sons, Kenneth and wife Linda, and Douglas. Matthew was the loving grandfather of Kristin, Lisa, John, Leah, and Sarah, and great grandfather of Grace, Oliver, Eli, Audrey, Reza and Zoe.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 from 3 – 7PM at Goble Funeral Home 22 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871. Funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10AM at St. Kateri Church 427 Stanhope Sparta Rd, Sparta Township, NJ 07871.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 9, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, April 9, 2019
REMEMBERING

Matthew Hammond

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Kristin Hammond Jackson

April 5, 2019

Kristin Hammond Jackson

April 5, 2019

Kristin Hammond Jackson

April 5, 2019

Kristin Hammond Jackson

April 5, 2019

Kristin Hammond Jackson

April 5, 2019

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY