Wayne H. Hammerstone

Wayne H. “Bo” Hammerstone – 60 – of 8656 County Route 46, Arkport, (Town of Fremont), died Monday morning (July 25, 2022) at his home, following a long illness.

Born in Doylestown, PA on February 28, 1962, he was the son of Wayne & Marianne (Housworth) Hammerstone.

Wayne grew in Upper Black Eddy, PA and attended Palisades High School.  For about five years, he had been employed as a machine operator at Riegel Paper Mill in Milford, NJ.

Moving to the Arkport area in the early 1990s, he worked as a driver for Patton Trucking.  For many years, Wayne was employed as a carpenter, working for Local #281Union, primarily framing and as a sheet-rock installer.

Wayne was a former member of the Arkport American Legion and enjoyed hunting (especially deer) and in his younger years loved fishing.  He was an avid Buffalo Bills football fan — especially during the Super Bowl years.  He also enjoyed watching NASCAR & Dirt Track Racing on TV.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Hammerstone.

On December 10tn, 1988 Wayne was married to the former Cheryl Falk who survives.  Also surviving are his daughter, Jennifer Hammerstone of Towanda, PA; his son, Kyle (Mary Ashworth) Hammerstone of Hornell; his step-son, Timothy (Jodi) Leary of Morrisville, PA; his mother, Marianne Schaible of Troy, PA; 2 sisters, Brenda Hammerstone of Ottsville, PA and Dawn Boyer of Frenchtown, NJ; 4 grandchildren, Nicole Hammerstone-Somers, Nicholas Hammerstone, Rian Hammerstone and Riley Hammerstone; 1 step-granddaughter, Kelsey Leary; several nieces & nephews.

At Wayne’s request there will be no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

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

Wayne’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY 13790.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com

One Response to “Wayne H. Hammerstone”

  1. Nadine Pursell says:

    My condolences to the family. He will surely be missed by all that knew him near and far. There’s definitely fireworks in heaven now. Rest In Peace Wayne.