– James C. Hamill, 83, of 24 Old
Amherst Rd, Sunderland, died Sunday night in Wing Memorial
Hospital in Palmer. He was born in Brooklyn, NY,
July 12, 1930, the son of James and Margaret (Craigie) Hamill.
James was educated in Brooklyn schools and Agawam, MA. He graduated from Agawam High School
in 1948. He enlisted in the US Navy and
served during the Korean Conflict. He
later married Margaret Irene Bjorken on June 1, 1995 in Hyannis, MA. Most of their married life was here.
Besides his wife, he leaves three sons, Bruce Hamill of Chicopee, Glenn Hamill and his wife Shirley of Sunderland
and Graig Hamill of Feeding Hills, one daughter, Laura Hamill of Springfield, his twin brother, Barkley Hamill of Forest Park, Springfield,
6 grandchildren and 15 step-grandchildren.
Calling hours are Thursday evening from 5 to 7pm in the
Wrisley Funeral Home Chapel with a Religious Service at 6:30pm, with the Rev.
Larry Riddle, Pastor of the Moores
Leverett, officiating. Family & friends will meet Friday at 10am at the Agawam Veterans
Main St., Agawam,
MA for a Committal Service and
Military Honors. Arrangements under the
direction of Wrisley Funeral Home, So. Deerfield,
Expressions of Sympathy are available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.