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Mary Ziats Hamman


Mary Ziats Hamman, 85, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 30, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on May 6, 1933 in Palmyra, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Frank J. and Pauline (Ortity) Ziats.

She enjoyed remodeling houses, gardening and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jack E. Hamman, three brothers, John J., Frank J., and David P. Ziats and two sisters, Anna M. Gromotskie and Eva Z. Boyer.

Mary is survived by a daughter, Jacquelyn C. Jones and her husband Jim of Middletown and a granddaughter, Jaimee Lee Jones; a son Clifford E. Bailey Jr. and his wife Angela of Middletown, a grandson Clifford E. Bailey III and a granddaughter, Nicole J. Chavez and her husband Mailo; three great-grandchildren, Reese Bailey, River Chavez, and Ford Chavez; a brother, Joseph J. Ziats of Middletown; and several nieces and nephews.

A tribute to her life will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Britt Strohecker officiating. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

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