Robert W. Hammond, of Arkport

ARKPORT / HORNELL-Robert W. Hammond, 82, of Arkport died Friday (November 5, 2021) following a brief illness.

He was the son of Kingdon & Eileen (Sullivan) Hammond who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Ann Fetsko.

Surviving are his sisters, Joan (Richard) Vanderhoff of Henderson, NV and Mary Fagnan of Twinsburg, OH; his brother-in-law, Michael Fetsko of Twinsburg, OH; several nieces & nephews.

He served as a priest for 53 years with the Diocese of Rochester.

There will be no calling hours. Services & burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Catholic Charities-Steuben, 23 Liberty St., Bath, NY 14810 or Knights of Columbus, Chapter 5147, 36 East Morris St., Bath, NY 14810.