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William J. Hamp Jr., electrical foreman May 3, 1914 -- Sept. 21, 2005

A memorial service for William J. Hamp Jr. of Elma, a retired electrical foreman, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Wood Funeral Home, 784 Main St., East Aurora.

Mr. Hamp died Wednesday in Buffalo General Hospital of congestive heart failure. He was 91.

He was born in Buffalo and lived in the area his entire life.

Mr. Hamp attended Seneca Vocational High School and worked as an electrical foreman for Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Lackawanna from 1940 to 1978, when he retired.

Mr. Hamp was a member of several square-dancing clubs and the East Aurora Senior Line Dancers. He also enjoyed swimming and boating.

His wife, Marion G. Sheret Hamp, died in 1999.

Survivors include two sons, James of Elma and Robert of Lancaster, and a grandchild.

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