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On Sunday, June 21, 2020 Kitty Hamann (Walizer), devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother passed away at the age of 73.Kitty was born in Sea Isle City, New Jersey to Howard E. Walizer Jr. and Frances Bushnell Walizer on March 6, 1947. On August 2, 1970, she married John W. Hamann Sr. who has remained her faithful and doting husband and she leaves behind two children, “Duke” John Hamann Jr. (Penny) and Jaclyn Krachun (Jeff) as well as four grandchildren, Trinity, Allison, Jackson, and Jolene. She also leaves behind her sister Karen Poptic (George).She worked for the Dennis Township School District for twenty years and has been remembered for her commitment to her job and attention to detail. She also spent a substantial amount of time working for Hamann’s Family Fare and Chelsea Title and Trust Company.Kitty was raised as a member of the Dennisville United Methodist Church.Kitty will be remembered most for the activities she loved. A member of the NRA, Moosehead Riders Snowmobile Club, and Villas Fishing Club, Kitty had a deep-seeded love of the outdoors. Even later in life, she was quick to tell stories of her days riding motorcycles, dirt bikes, or entering into drag races with a 69 Mustang. She was happiest when she could feel the sun on her face, whether she was working tirelessly on her farm, kayaking on Moosehead Lake in Maine, or traveling miles and miles on her snowmobile through the northern woods of Maine.Though Kitty was a commanding presence who could light up a room, she was also a gentle soul who loved nature. She had a particular attachment to hummingbirds and would watch out over her yard where dozens of deer – her deer – would roam about freely. She raised numerous pets, including critters of all shapes and sizes from hamsters and chickens to a fox, pigs, horses, and her beloved dogs and cats. Like everyone she cared for, these animals came to love her unconditionally.In addition to being an attentive wife and mother and hard worker, Kitty was an excellent cook. She enjoyed spending time in her kitchen decorated with endless strawberries both to prepare old favorites and staples and to experiment with something new. She took pride in cooking and her dinner guests always left full and smiling.While she treasured her family and friends in Cape May County, Moosehead Lake, Maine always held a special place in Kitty’s heart. Whether it was a summer of kayaking or a winter of snowmobiling, Kitty was truly happy there. It was in their cabin on the lake that Kitty and Jack could escape the world and find some peace in what was otherwise a hectic life. The vastness of the outdoors and beauty of the nature around her set Kitty at ease.A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Union Cemetery, 856 Route 47 North, South Dennis at 3:15 p.m. A viewing will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House. Social distancing practices will be followed, and masks will be required.Condolences

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