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Muriel Christina Hamer

July 4, 1914 ~ August 23, 2019 (age 105)

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Muriel Christina Hamer, 105, of Morehead City, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Saint Egbert Catholic Church, officiated by Rev. Thomas Davis. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery.

Ms. Hamer was born on the 4th of July in 1914. She graduated from Pratt Institute in New York City with a degree in costume design. At one time, she designed and sewed costumes for the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes. She later worked for Singer Sewing Company and was a Realtor while living in Mountainside, New Jersey. She liked to think of herself as a Domestic Engineer, always dealing with the issues of her husband and seven children. Ms. Hamer resided in Leisure Village, New Jersey for almost 20 years before moving to Morehead City to be near her loving family. While in Morehead City, she enjoyed volunteering with the Carteret Community History Place and attending St. Egbert’s Catholic Church where she was a member.

She was a loving mother of 1 son and 6 daughters, a grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 21. Her surviving daughters are Cindy Agatone and her husband John of Pinehurst, NC, Dell Ericksen and husband Dan of Morehead City and Lou Wilson and husband Porter of Morehead City. Her only son, Paul Hamer lives with his wife Bernie in Clearwater, Florida. Ms. Hamer is also survived by her sister, Alice Kramer of Blufton, SC where she lives with her daughters.

She was preceded in death by her wonderful husband, H. Coleman Hamer; parents, Louis A.J. Fischer and Alice M. Castillo Fischer; 3 daughters, Sandy Okuniewicz, Chris Charlton and Kathy Theis; brothers, “Bud” Arthur Louis Fischer, George Thomas Fischer and Bobby Fischer; and brother-in-law, Dave Kramer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Crystal Coast Hospice House at P.O. Box 640, Newport, NC 28570 or to the Covenant House for homeless youth at, Times Square Station, P.O. Box 731, New York, NY 10108.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 

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Mass of the Resurrection
August 28, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Egbert Catholic Church
1706 Evan St
Morehead City, NC 28557


Crystal Coast Hospice House
PO Box 640, Newport NC 28570

Covenant House
Times Square Station, P.O. Box 731, New York NY 10108
Tel: 1-800-388-3888

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