Patricia A. Belford Hammond, 85, of Endwell passed away peacefully on April 8, 2017 at Mercy House of the Southern Tier. She was predeceased by husbands James R. Belford Sr. in 1995 and Norman J. Hammond in 2011, parents Pasquale and Margaret DeFelice, two brothers, one sister. She is survived by her loving children, James Belford Jr. Glenwood, NY, Jeffrey Belford, Jacksonville, NC and Patrice (Samuel) Allgood, Saint Simon’s Island, Ga.; four step-daughters, Karen (Douglas) Leonard and family, Kim (Timothy) Conzola and family, Kristine (Stephen) Skinner and family, Kathryn (John) Jeremko and family and one step-son Norman (Leslie) Hammond and family; four grandchildren, Brett (Cindy) Craig, Felicia Allgood, Rebecca (Jason) Bales, Rachael (Christopher) Lambert, five great-grandchildren, Isabella and Gabriella Craig, Audrey and Destiny Bales, Jordyn Lambert, six nieces, two nephews and two sisters. The family would like to thank the Mercy House staff for their kindness, warmth and support during her illness.
A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Ambrose Church, Washington Avenue, Endicott Wednesday April 19 at 10 am. Burial will be at the Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, Tuesday April 18 from 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Patricia’s memory may be made to: ARC of Onondaga (Association for Retarded Citizens), 600 South Wilbur Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13204 or Mercy House of the Southern Tier, 212 North McKinley Avenue, Endicott, NY 13760.