Robert B. Hammond - July 2, 2011

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 GLENMONT Robert B. Hammond, 82, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011 at home with his loving family by his side. Robert was born in Cedar Hill, NY son of the late Fred and Viola Mae Winne Hammond. He retired from the Town of Bethlehem after many years of service. Robert was an avid gardener and former member of Mohawk Hudson Bonsai Society.
Robert was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Patricia Benn Hammond. Survivors include his children, Gregg (Barbara) Hammond, Robert (Kelly) Hammond and Michelle (Brian) Rightmyer; brothers, Fred and Donald Hammond; grandchildren, Tara (Timothy) Luxner, Tiffany Hammond, Evangeline Sanford, Leslie Siciliano, Kelly Vasilakos and Samantha Keefe; great-grandchildren, Megan and Zachary Luxner. Robert was predeceased by his sisters Winne, Mary and Belle Hammond.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Wednesday, July 6th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday prior to the service starting at 10 AM. Contributions in memory of Robert may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.