Constance M. Hammersmith

Apr 24, 2014

Dec. 21, 1948 — Jan. 15, 2007

NORWALK — Constance M. "Connie" Hammersmith, died early Monday morning in her home after a lengthy illness.

She was born Dec. 21, 1948 in Norwalk and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a 1966 graduate of St. Paul High School.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Glenn A. Hammersmith of Norwalk; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael J. and Melanie Hammersmith of Norwalk; and daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela M. and Joseph Caizzo of Norwalk and Jill S. and Keith Helmke of Nashville, Tenn.; mother, Beatrice M. (Weisenberger) Snyder of Norwalk; caregiver, Jean Brown of Norwalk; eight grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Nicholas and Debbie Snyder of Norwalk, George Snyder of Freeport Ind., Andrew and Lorraine Snyder of North Fairfield, Herbert and Terri Snyder of Norwalk, James and Teresa Snyder of Sandusky, and John and Terry Snyder of Norwalk; a sister, Elizabeth Snyder and her companion, Mike LaRoche of Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her father, John H. Snyder in 1999.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where prayer services will be held at 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. David Cirata will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Northwest Ohio Chapter, 401 Tomahawk Drive, Maumee, Ohio 43537.