The Life of Eleanor Nelson Hamman

ELEANOR NELSON HAMMAN CANFIELD – Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Zion Lutheran Church for Eleanor Nelson Hamman, 101, who passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, at Beeghly Oaks Care Center. Eleanor was born July 11, 1915, in Youngstown, the daughter of August and Selma (Odin) Nelson. She was a graduate of Fitch High School, class of 1933, and had worked for Y.H.A. South Unit Federal Credit Union for 18 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church since 1940, where she and served on church council for 1985 to 1988, and served as financial secretary from 1982 until 1988. Her husband, George W. Hamman, whom she married Aug. 16, 1941, passed away Aug. 26, 1985.

Eleanor leaves two nieces; one nephew; as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews; and many dear friends. Besides her parents and husband, Eleanor was preceded in death by two brothers, Rudy and Albert Nelson; and two sisters, Louise Nelson and Sally Hubbard. Family and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the church, where services will begin at 11 a.m. The family would like to thank the staff at Beeghly Oaks for all of the love, care and support given to Eleanor and family during her stay there. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512, in Eleanor’s name. Arrangements were entrusted to the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel. Friends and family may visit to view this obituary and give their condolences -

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