CINCINNATI — On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Mary Bruce Blair Hamm, a resident of Naples, Fla. and home in Cincinnati, passed away from this life and entered the kingdom of heaven.

Having been born Feb. 2, 1936, in Fleming County. She was 82 years old. She was the daughter of George and Frances Blair and the eldest of two children.

Mary Hamm was preceded in death by her parents, George W. and Frances Blair; and sister, Sarah Tribby.

Surviving Mary is her loving husband, James L. Hamm of 64 years of marriage; three loving children, Vicki, Jim and Vera; four grandchildren, Michelle (Justin), Alyssa (Sam), Rebecca (Sean) and Brianna (Jordan); four great-grandchildren, Aiden, Annabelle, Sienna and Levi. Survived by many special nieces, nephews, family members and dear friends.

She was a graduate from the University of Cincinnati in 1972 with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, followed with a Master’s in Education Administration. She touched the lives of many with her love of learning. Mary enjoyed genealogy and teaching others the passion to read to be life-long learners in the world around them.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Thomas-Justin Memorial Funeral Home in Cincinnati, followed with a prayer service at 11 a.m.

Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery immediately following. Pastor David Brown from Armstrong Chapel in Indian Hill will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, family is requesting donations to be made in her name to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. or the Susan G. Kohen Foundation.

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