Rosemary L. Hammel of Riverhead, a lifelong resident of Reeves Park, died July 17. She was 78.
Ms. Hammel was born Jan. 7, 1936, in Bronx, N.Y. to Thurston and Jane Millett, and married Robbert Hammel in 1960 in Bronx.
She worked for over 20 years as a loan supervisor for North Fork Bank in Mattituck. Family members said she enjoyed gardening, ceramics and furniture refinishing.
Ms. Hammel was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1992, and by her sister, Jeanne Dowling and is survived by her son Robert, of Riverhead; her daughter, Jennifer Rey of Queens; her son Matthew, of Medford; her brother, Thurston Joseph Millet; five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive visitors Sunday, July 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead, with a funeral service taking place at 1 p.m. Interment will take place at Calverton National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.