1930 Eileen 2010

Eileen W. Hamann

March 2, 1930 — November 7, 2010

Eileen (nee Wurst) Hamann, 80, of Syracuse, formerly of Camillus, passed away on Sunday. Eileen led a life blessed by a good family, a strong faith and many good friends. She was a loving and caring woman who was both a loyal friend and a wonderful neighbor. Born on March 2, 1930 in Great Neck, NY, Eileen graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 1951. She worked as an elementary school teacher in Upstate NY and Boston before the birth of her children. She was involved in many volunteer activities while living in Glen Ellyn, IL, including Faith Lutheran Church Women, and school PTAs. After returning to Camillus in 1974, she worked for the West Genesee School District as a librarian at West Genesee High School, East Hill and West Genesee Middle School for 20 years. She retired in 1996. Eileen enjoyed many volunteer activities while in Camillus. She was a volunteer tutor for children in grades 1-3, helping with the reading program. She was also active in St. Michael’s Lutheran Church Women, Community General Hospital Auxiliary and the Camillus Erie Canal Park. She was a long time member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Camillus. She loved helping others, especially children. Mrs. Hamann was the beloved wife of 58 years to Richard (Dick). She was the loving mother of Carla (Bill) Hoenigmann of Park Ridge, NJ, Marlene (Tom) Hamann-Whitmore of Geneseo, NY and Bruce (Natalie) of New York, NY; and adored Nana of Sarah, Stacy, Ben, Alex, Nora and Cooper. She is also survived by her sister, Carol (George) Brown of Flat Rock, NC; a niece and two nephews and their children. Relatives and friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 West Genesee St., Camillus. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Michael's Lutheran Church. Burial will be private at Greenlawn Cemetery in Warners. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eileen’s name to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 5108 West Genesee St., Camillus, NY 13031 or to one’s favorite charity.
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