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Obituary for Florence Hamer

Florence E. Hamer, 92, of Eagle Valley Personal Care Home, Milesburg, and formerly of Philipsburg, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. Born November 29, 1927 in Philipsburg, she was a daughter of the late Edward Theodore Long Sr. and Mary Evelyn (Burton) Long. Florence was a graduate of the former Philipsburg High School and the Altoona Beauty School. She was the owner of Florence Hamer’s Beauty Shop. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Philipsburg and enjoyed singing and crocheting. On February 4, 1948 in Philipsburg, she married Harold Hamer. He preceded her in death on July 14, 2007. Florence is survived by a brother Duane Long and his wife Jane of Gearhartville and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother Edward T. Long Jr. and two sisters Doris A. Crain and Genevieve M. Kennedy. A funeral service will be held at the Dahlgren-Spewock Funeral Home, Inc., on Thursday, October 22 at 1pm with Pastor Christine Roe officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 11am until the hour of service. Florence will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Philipsburg Cemetery. Online condolences to the family may be made at