Nancy Hamel (Breckenridge)

Born: Sat., Jun. 8, 1935
Died: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017


Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Mon., Sep. 04, 2017
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church


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Nancy Hamel, 82, of Breckenridge, Colorado since 1993 passed away on August 26, 2017 in Evergreen, Colorado. She was born on June 8, 1935 in Lawrence, Massachusetts to Richard and Esther (Booth) Lawlor. She married Russell Hamel on July 16, 1954 in North Andover, Massachusetts.

Nancy graduated as the Valedictorian of her class from Johnson High School in North Andover. She was an accountant for the IRS in Andover, an accountant for Current in Colorado Springs and an accountant for the Breckenridge ski area throughout her career. She enjoyed gardening, walking and spending time with family.

Nancy is survived by her sons Bob Hamel of Breckenridge and Jim Hamel of Milford, NH; daughter Kathy Albrecht of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; granddaughters Kristen Albrecht of Denver, Lauren Albrecht of Dimondale, Michigan; grandsons Jon Hamel of New York City, New York and Josh Hamel of Boulder, Colorado. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Breckenridge. A reception will follow at 369 American Way in Breckenridge. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society.

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Mary Tyler
   Posted Mon September 04, 2017
Nancy lived on the street that I live on and we met as I would walk my dog. She was very friendly and we would always speak for several minutes. I got to know her. She would usually be working on her yard. I miss not seeing her there lately. My condolences to her children and grandchildren that she spoke so fondly of.

Todd Ruelle and Family
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
Nancy was a wonderful woman and a fantastic next-door neighbor here on Peak Seven in Breckenridge. She was funny and very tolerant of the noise my boys would make with their dirt bikes. She is with Russ now, another wonderful person and the love of her life! Our family will miss you when we visit Breckenridge, but we know you will be smiling over us from Heaven! Bob and Family, you did a great job taking care of her!

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