Obituary of Rose Marie Hammond
Rose Marie (Bozarth) Hammond (Marie), age 80, passed away on July 6, 2019. Marie was born July 4, 1939 to Rita (Ridgeway) and George Bozarth in Mt Holly, NJ. She went to Pemberton High School, graduating in 1957. She worked as a unit coordinator for Deborah Heart and Lung Center, retiring in 1998. Marie was a lifelong resident of Browns Mills and enjoyed spending time with her family as a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, meeting with friends at KoKo’s, and travelling. She was a big fan of Elvis, enjoyed lively discussions about politics (especially the last few years) and was zealous about keeping everyone current on weather forecasts.
Marie was predeceased by her parents, sister Nancy (Bozarth) Adams, granddaughters Becky Clark, Renee Statton, Jessica Hammond and daughter in law Lorrie Hammond. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 60 years, Roy Hammond Sr., sister Marcia Lipschultz (Henry); children Terry (Hammond) Clark, Sandy Hammond, Roy (Jim) Hammond Jr., Rita Hammond Grmek (Jeff). She was a devoted grandmother to her 9 grandchildren, Becky Clark, Amy Clark Powell (Jon), Ryan Clark (Lexi), Jessica Martinez, Brandon Hammond, Jennifer Hammond Ditzel (Matthew), Ashley Hammond, Sierra Grmek, Jeffrey Grmek; her 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday July 13, 2019, 10:00 am at Browns Mills United Methodist Church, 2 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015 with interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery immediately following the service. Calling hours will be from 9:00 to 10:00 am at the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Browns Mills United Methodist Church or to the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Tilghman Funeral Home in New Egypt (www.TilghmanFH.com).