Alice DePinto Hammond passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital from complications of COVID Virus.
Alice was born in Harrison, N.Y.on January 27, 1928 to the late John and Mary Pagano DePinto. After moving to Norwich she married her beloved husband Arnold Hammond in St. Patrick’s Cathedral. They remained married for 31yrs until Arnold’s passing in 1984.
Alice worked for the Norwich Board of Ed as a school secretary for many years. Alice also had a long tenure as a local election poll worker.
She was a Charter Member of the Italian Women’s Social Club. In 2010, Alice was honored as the Italian of the year. Proud of her Italian heritage, Alice and her husband made several trips to Italy. She also loved family gatherings, weekly shopping trips and bus trips to New York where she enjoyed dining and theatre.
Alice is survived by her three children Carol Wright (Steve Tumicki), Thomas Hammond (Kathy) and Mary Copeland (Gil). Seven grand-children and four great-children were a big part of her life as she enjoyed following them in all their endeavors.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Friday, November 6 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick’s. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Alice’s name to St. Vincent de Paul Place, 120 Cliff St. Norwich CT 06360.
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