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William Jacob Hammer

Age: 83

Date of Death: June 19, 2024

Bridgeton , NJ

Willem (Wim)(Bill) Jacob Hammer passed peacefully into God's loving embrace June 19, 2024, in his home in Upper Deerfield, N.J. surrounded by his devoted wife, K.Lee and loving family. Willem was born in Heerlen, Holland, Netherlands in 1940 to Jakob and Gertruda (Koppers) Hammer. He immigrated to the U.S. with his parents and siblings in March, 1957. He worked in the nursery and horticultural businesses of Coster Nursery, N.J., Conard Pyle, Westwood, PA., Longwood Gardens, PA., and owned his own tree farm on Kirks Mill Road, Little Britain, PA. He was an avid traveler and kayaker, traversing the many waterways of the fifty states. He loved to build windmills and use his carpentry expertise to improve his home. Willem is survived by his wife, Kathleen Hammer, his sons, David (Tammy) Hammer and Sean (Tina) Hammer, his step children Heather Taylor and Armond Hammer, step-granddaughter Jasmine Griner, his siblings Jack (Faith) W. Hammer, Mia (Johann) Wesselowsky, Harriet (Donald) McCracken, John Hammer (deceased), Anet Hammer Baumgarten (deceased), brothers in law Mahlon (Eva) Reeves, John Bara, sister in law Linda (Robert) Bara, grandchildren David Jr. (Kim Vasa) Hammer, Kelsey (Matt Myers) Hammer, Alexandria Hammer, Justice Hammer, Ty Hammer, great grandchildren Ayden Hammer, Arianna Hammer and Gabriella Vasa and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.