Benjamin Hammell

Benjamin E. Hammell

Monday July 1, 1968 - Wednesday December 11, 2019
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Hammell, Benjamin E., 51, of Absecon, passed away December 11, 2019. Born in Somers Point, he grew up in Galloway and has lived in Absecon for the past 30 years. Ben was a carpenter, working out of Local #632 in Atlantic City for many years. In his free time he loved riding his motorcycle. He was also a big Pittsburgh Stealers fan. Ben will be remembered as a gentle, soft, big hearted, all around likeable and unique person. He also loved his canine buddies.
Ben is predeceased by his father, George E. Hammell, Sr. and his brother, George E. Hammell, Jr. He’s survived by his mother, Merilyn J. (Auffinger) Hammell; his brother, Steven Hammell; his nieces, Candace, Brielle and Brooke; and his dog Trace.
Visitation will be 10:30AM to 11:30AM on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Parsels Funeral Home, 324 New Jersey Ave., Absecon. A service will follow at 11:30AM. Burial will take place at Germania Cemetery, Galloway Twp. For online condolences, please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday December 17, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Tuesday December 17, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
    Parsels Funeral Home
    324 New Jersey Avenue
    ABSECON, NJ 08201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday December 17, 2019 | 11:30am
    Tuesday December 17, 2019 11:30am
    Parsels Funeral Home
    324 New Jersey Avenue
    ABSECON, NJ 08201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Heather Sugden
  • Interment

    Germania Cemetery
    Vienna Avenue at Moss Mill Road
    Galloway Twp, NJ 08205
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Bruce Evans

Posted at 05:28pm
We are so sorry to hear about your loss, our deepest condolences to the entire family. Benny brought so much joy to everyone. He will be missed! With sincere sympathy, Bruce & Karen Evans

chris kislow

Posted at 02:59pm
My deepest sympathy to Ben's family. Ben was a fun person, he will be missed

Elaine Wagner

Posted at 08:52pm
My heart aches for your entire family. I wish I could of helped you get through the pain.but I will always cherish the memory of our 1 1/2 hour chat on Monday night. I am so glad you knew how much I loved in peace my friend...until we meet again. I ❤ you Ben

Stacy Reitter

Posted at 10:15pm
My condolences go out to all of Ben’s friends and family. He has left me with several great memories that I will cherish. He had a great big heart and could always make me laugh even if he was driving me crazy. I hope he is at peace and surrounded by love.

Donna Wilkesman

Posted at 08:31am
My thoughts and prayers are with Ben and his family. He was a very bright, kind, and caring soul. He definitely had a love for animals, and his dog. My condolences go to his family.

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