Mabel L. Hammond 99, passed away at home on Saturday, August 15, 2015. Born in Day, NY on June 7, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ida LeBarron. Mabel worked at General Electric Co for a short time and later at the Ballston Spa Knitting Mill for over 30 years.
Mabel was happiest when she was spending time with her family. She loved crocheting. Over the years she made many cherished items for friends and family. She was an avid baseball fan, particularly the NY Mets. She also enjoyed watching basketball and was a NY Nets fan.
She was predeceased by her husband T. Edward Hammond and her siblings Elwin, Joseph, Arthur, Charles, Ruby, Minnie, Phoebe, Pearl, Georgia and Frances. Mabel is survived by her sons Mark Hammond (Betty) of Ballston Spa and Philip Hammond (Jan) of Ballston Spa; 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, August 21 from 9am to 11am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will be held at 11am. Burial will follow in Powell Wiswall Cemetery, Ballston Spa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Mabel may be made to The Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Community Hospice of Saratoga, and a special thanks to Carol for all her kindness and care of Mabel during this difficult time.