Dorothy L. Hammond, 76, formerly of Adams Center

ADAMS CENTER, NY —  Dorothy L. Hammond, formerly of Adams Center, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 15, 2020, at Samaritan Medical Center. The family would like to thank Samaritan Summit Village 4th Floor care team for always being there for their mother.

Born Aug. 23, 1943, in Watertown, the daughter of Douglas J. and Ellen E. Kealy Kellogg, she graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy.

On May 19, 1962, she married Richard T. Hammond at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Benoit Dostie officiating.

Dorothy was a former communicant of St. Cecilia’s Church, Adams.

She was an avid reader and enjoyed crocheting, flowers, and bowling. She also enjoyed listening to music and playing bingo.

She is survived by her husband, Richard T., Watertown; six children, Dina L. (Kevin) Kelly, Watertown, Todd M. Hammond, Watertown, Scott D. (Carolyn) Hammond, Grand Junction, CO, Lisa E. (Shannon) Owen, Fairport, Heather L. (Ronald) McNitt, Adams, and Jared R. (Dana) Hammond, Clay; 14 grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Dorothy was predeceased by a grandson and two brothers, Thomas S. Kellogg and Douglas J. Kellogg, Jr.

A calling hour will be held 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown, with the funeral service at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice in Dorothy’s name.

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