Obituary of Hans P. Hammerschmidt, Geneva, Ohio


GENEVA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Hans P. Hammerschmidt, 76, formerly of Youngstown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday afternoon, December 14, 2021 at UH Geneva Medical Center.

Hans was born June 4, 1945 in Germany, the son of the late Johann Peter and Christine “Friedel” Bauerle Hammerschmidt, and arrived in Youngstown in August 1954.

He graduated from Girard High School and attended Youngstown State University.

Hans proudly served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Forrestal where he suffered a brain injury and then became 100% disabled.

He was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

Hans leaves to be cherished in memory, two daughters, Jennie (John) Trobek of Hubbard and MaryBeth Hammerschmidt of Johnson City, Tennessee; one brother, Nicholas (Linda) Hammerschmidt of Medina; two sisters, Inga Abraham of Parkville, Maryland and Jeanne Moore of Ridgely, Marlyland; two grandchildren, Anthony and Gabriella and several nieces and a nephew.

Hans will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

His wife, Ann Rough Hammerschmidt, whom he married on September 2, 1971, died on January 23, 1993.

Private services took place on Friday December 17, 2021 at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.

The arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Homee in Youngstown.

The family suggests that anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution do so by supporting the Wounded Warriors Project, 600 River Ave., Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA. 15212.

To send flowers to Hans’s family, please visit our flower shop

A TV Tribute will air on Monday, December 20 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.


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