Raymond Lloyd Hammett

Raymond Lloyd 'Ray' Hammett

Raymond Lloyd Hammett, 74, of California, MD formerly of Washington, DC died
December 27, 2006 in Washington, DC.

Born September 2, 1932 in Washington, DC he was the son of the late Lloyd E. and
Agnes Stone Hammett. He was the beloved husband of Patricia H. Hammett whom he  
married in Washington, DC.

He was preceded in death by his siblings: Robert L. Hammett and Patricia A. Hammett.

Mr. Hammett graduated from  
Eastern High School Class of 1950.

He moved to St. Mary's County from Clinton, MD in 1993. He worked for the U.S.
Government for 25 years until his retirement in 1976. He served in the U.S. Air Force for
4 years from 1952 - 1955, where he served in the Vietnam War.

He was a member of the: VFW, Moose, Elks, American Legion and Fleet Reserve.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM in the
Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, where Prayers will be said at 7:00 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 11:00
AM in Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Lexington Park, MD 20653 with
Fr. Mike Dolan officiating.

Interment will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Ridge, MD.

Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax,
VA 22038-1131.

Arrangements provided by the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, P.A.