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Norma J. Hammer
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, https//www.heart.org/en/affiliates/pernnsylvania/pittsburgh.

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“My deepest sympathies.May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of sorrow. Always remember that God keeps in his...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“She was such a kind and positive person at the school, my sincerest condolences to the family. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Callan Garcia - Hollywood, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Karen you and I enjoyed a friendship while at St. Martin's. Your Mom was always a kind, loving person. I know she will...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Celeste Morrison Fryz - PA

“I'm so sorry to hear of normas death. I wonderful person and good friend of my mom and dad. Always a smile and always will remember from living in...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Trautman - Friend

“Tim,Dave,Kevin, & KarenFond memories of your Mom (& Dad) and growing up the way we did. We were so blessed even if we didn't know it. From Herschel...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: John Stewart - St Charles, IL

“I will always remember Mrs.Hammer from my years at St. Martins. She was a kind, warm and loving person. My sincere condolences. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Beth (McClure) Loncar - Aloquippa, PA

“Condolences to the Hammer & Bickle Families. Norma was the nicest person and so well liked by all the school children. Remember her from when my...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Helen McDermott - Pittsburgh, PA

“Aunt Norma is fondly remembered and will be greatly missed. We hav wonderful memories of our family visits and vacations together when we were...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Osterrieder - Pittsburgh, PA

“Love you aunt norma...you will be missed. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Elaine & John Nalevanko - PA

“I remember Mrs. Hammer very well from st. Martins. Loving woman and I loved talking to her a child with mrs. Reilly. Sorry for your loss ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Tammie Schwartzmiller Paytas - PA

“Mrs Hammer was truly one of the kindest woman I have ever met! I always looked forward faking a stomach ache so I could get a mint from her and talk...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Shannon Snatchko - PGH, PA

“To the Hammer family, your mom, grandmother and great grandmother was truly loved by all. The 70's at St.Martin's would not have been the same...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Susan McClure Melendez - VA

“To all of Norma's Family-We are truly blessed that you shared her with us for so many years at Elizabeth Seton School. I am grateful for all she...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Cindy Di Bello

“A Kind & Sweet woman from my childhood. Sorry for your loss. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: mike hotovec - PITTSBURGH, PA

“Norma was such a kind and caring woman. All three of my children were lucky enough to know Mrs. Hammer from St. Martins. Im glad to have known her as...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Gura - Acquaintance

“I am so very sorry to hear about Norma. I worked with her for many years. She was a wonderful person, had a big heart, and a great sense of humor. I...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Tanya TomasovichTomasovich - PA

“ To all the family members you have my deepest sympathy. Norma was the heart and soul to many of us who worked with her at the schools. I...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Dana Gould-Gallis - Pittsburgh, PA

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: American Heart Association


Age 84, of Banksville, passed away at home on Thursday, April 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of 62 years to the late George A. Hammer, loving mother of David (Janet), Kevin, Tim (Betty) Hammer, Karen Schlaegle (Russell); loving grandmother of Ashley, MacKenzie (Johnnie), Geena, Andrea, Bradley (Jess), Ryan (Kim), Casey (Ali); cherished great-grandmother of Nathan, Zeke, Reagan, Micah and Raymond; beloved sister of the late Philip and Frank Bickel. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and their families. Norma "Mrs. Hammer" worked for 35-plus years for the Diocese of Pittsburgh as the school secretary at St. Martin Elementary School and Elizabeth Seton Elementary School and was deeply loved by the school children as well as their parents. There will be a private viewing and service on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. for immediate family only held at WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp., 15220, www.slaterfuneral.com. A celebration of her life and luncheon will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, https//www.heart.org/en/affiliates/pernnsylvania/pittsburgh.