HAMMOND, Linda, 64, of Shadyside, OH, died Thursday, December 26 2013 at her home.

She was born April 7, 1949 in Bellaire, OH, the daughter of the late Robert and Mary (Roubal) Alexander.

She attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside, OH and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin R. Hammond; a brother, Robert Alexander; a niece, Alyssa Jo; and her aunt, Bertha Duda.

She is survived by her two daughters, Michelle (Davie) Kress of Pittsburgh, PA and Lori (David) Love of Shadyside, OH; three brothers, Douglas (Diane) Duda of Bellaire, OH, John (Mary Jo) Alexander of Winston-Salem, NC, James (Rhonda) Alexander of Royal Palm Beach, FL; as well as one grandson, Christopher (Meagan) Hammond of Neffs, OH. Linda is also survived by five nephews, Lance, Tony, Zack, Adam and Matt and five nieces, Erika, Arin, Kim, Beth Ann and Alicia.

Funeral liturgy with Mass will be held at St. John Catholic Church in Bellaire on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Fr. Daniel Heusel as Celebrant.

Interment in the Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Clairsville, OH, followed by a memorial gathering to celebrate Linda’s life at the American Legion Post 521 in Shadyside, OH from 1-4 p.m.

Arrangements by Bauk necht-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 3900 Centeral Ave., Shadyside, OH.

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