Henry(Hank) Hamner, 95, a WWll Veteran, of Constantia passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Amboy, NY to the late Archie and Jessie (Henderson) Hamner. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Oscar and George Hamner, Ida Babcock, and Edna Armstrong. He is survived by his wife of 69 years Margaret (Winks), daughter Susan (Hamner) Lacey, sons, Mark (Pat) Hamner, Alan (Lori) Hamner, Grandchildren Shane (Heather) Lacey, Ryan Lacey, Joshua (Heather) Hamner, Kristen Hamner, four great grandchildren Cullen, Preston and Gabriella Lacey, and Riley Hamner, sister Nuretta (Ike) Seymour, many in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Hank enjoyed Syracuse sports and was a season ticket holder for SU men's Football and Basketball. He was also a Yankees fan, enjoying several trips to watch them in person. He was constantly working at the VFW selling chicken, poppies and supporting all events. He was in charge of the Voice of Democracy competition for many years, and was Commander from 1968- 1969 and also 2008-2009. Hank also enjoyed trips to the casinos, relaxing at his family camp on Panther Lake, spending time with his family and attending his children's, grandchildren's and great grandchildren's events. A recent highlight was going on the Honor Flight 15 to D.C. with his son Mark. He will also be remembered for helping family build their homes, making special items for his family and playing pitch. In the 70's he was also a Civil Servant even taking his boys with him at times.
Hank co-owned a gas station after returning from his military service. He retired from Carrier after 25 years as Foreman. After his retirement he worked for Magee's of Brewerton delivering to area Marinas.
A Celebration of Life will be held on January 14, 2023 from 1- 4 PM at the Trach- Auringer Post 7325, State Route 49, Constantia, NY, with a military service starting @ 3:30.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Northshore Food Pantry, PO Box 165, Cleveland, NY 13042, or a charity of your choice in Henry’s honor
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