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Ingrid Margareta Lindwall Hammond

Obituary for Ingrid Margareta Lindwall Hammond

March 7, 1931 - July 19, 2017
| Age 86


Ingrid Margareta Lindwall Hammond left this world on July 19, 2017 She was the wife of the late Jonathan Hammond, Sr, MD. Born in Malmo, Sweden to the late Iris and Gustav Lindwall, she came to the United States on a nursing exchange program after getting a her degree from the University of Lund. She met her husband-to-be while he was a surgical resident at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, and they enjoyed 44 years of marriage before he passed away in 2001. Mrs. Hammond was an active member of the Countryside Gardeners, a wonderful cook, and an amazing knitter and seamstress who made almost all of her own clothes. She was also a sophisticated world traveler, an enthusiastic tennis player, a docent for the New Jersey State Museum, a devotee of the New York Times Crossword Puzzle, and, with her husband, a patroness of the arts, especially music.

She is survived by her brothers in Sweden, Sven Lindwall and Karl-Gustav Lindwall, her sons Tor Peter Hammond and Jonathan Hammond, Jr., her daughter-in-law Carrie Hammond, and her grandchildren Elizabeth Hammond and Jonathan Hammond III.

A memorial service is planned for the early fall.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Planned Parenthood or Friends of the New Jersey State Museum.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Planned Parenthood
  • Friends of the New Jersey State Museum

Arrangements By

Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940
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