The following are obituaries for Stoughton residents or those with Stoughton ties for the week of December 23-29.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
William P. Hammel, Jr. William P. Hammel, Jr., 62, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at home in East Falmouth on Sunday, December 23. He was the husband of Sandra L. (Jones) Hammel. Son of William P. and Barbara A. (Homer) Hammel of Stoughton, he was born in Brookline. He was a resident of Stoughton for most of his life and graduated from Stoughton High School, Class of 1968. He resided in East Falmouth for the past 2 years. Mr. Hammel served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a Veteran of the Vietnam Era. He worked for the Stoughton DPW for 40 years, retiring 2 years ago as the Assistant Superintendent. Mr. Hammel was a member of the VFW Post 1645 in Stoughton. He enjoyed fishing, boating, NASCAR and spending time with his …
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William P. “Billy” Hammel, Jr., 62, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at his home in East Falmouth on Sunday, Dec. 23. The Stoughton High graduate (Class of 1968) spent most of his life living and working in Stoughton. He worked for the Stoughton Department of Public Works for nearly 40 years, before his retirement as Assistant DPW Superintendent in 2010. Hammel served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. Hammel was a member of the VFW Post 1645 in Stoughton. Friends say he enjoyed fishing, boating, NASCAR races, beaches, swimming and spending precious time with his beloved family. He leaves behind his wife, Sandra, and his children, Jason W. Hammel of Brockton, Erik E. Hammel of Troy, N.Y. and …