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Francis "Frank" C. HammondSeptember 19, 1932 ~ January 9, 2017 (age 84)
Francis “Frank” C. Hammond, age 84 of Grand Haven, passed away Monday, January 9, 2017 in Tavares, FL. Frank was born September 19, 1932 to William and Esther (Gerth) Hammond in Grand Haven. Frank established the F.C. Hammond Finishing Shop in Grand Haven, retiring after 52 years in the business. Frank married his high school sweetheart, Phyllis Ann Malstrom, in June of 1950. They were married for 27 years and had 3 children, before divorcing. He married Pat Abbamonte-Woodcock on August 26, 1977 in Muskegon, MI. She preceded him in death on December 4, 2016. Frank was a former member of the North Ottawa Rod & Gun Club and the Grand Haven Zoning Board. He loved to fish, boat, and attend car shows with an interest in antique cars. Frank is survived by his daughter, Dale (Dick) Underhill of Grand Rapids; son, Ken Hammond of Rosenberg, TX; step-sons, Tim Woodcock of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Jack (Dawn) Woodcock of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Sarah (Matt) Underhill-Parks, Brenda (Jason) Lott, Tara (Rick) Waleri; great-grandchildren, Isabella Marie Waleri, Norah Lott, Landon Lott, Sawyer Parks; sister, Elaine (Bernie) Schultz of Grand Haven; sisters-in-law, Carol Hammond, Jackie Lindley, Mary Abbamonte; brother-in-law, Doug (Mary) Abbamonte. He was preceded in death by his son, William Hammond; sister, Olive Holmes; brothers, Ted and Richard Hammond. The funeral service for Frank will be 1:00 pm Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Klaassen Family Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Eisnor officiating. Interment will be in Lake Forest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Hospice c/o Emerald Team, 2445 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, FL 32778. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Frank’s online guest book. Arrangements by Klaassen Family Funeral Home.
Cornerstone Hospice c/o Emerald Team
2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares FL 32778