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Kay Lorraine Renner


Kay Lorraine Renner (Hammaker), 82, of Brittany Pointe Estates, Lansdale, PA passed away suddenly on the evening of February 27, 2024. Her family and friends are deeply saddened by her unexpected death.

Kay was born in Hagerstown, MD on September 23, 1941, and only recently relocated to Brittany Pointe from her home of 23 years in Doylestown, PA. She enjoyed and. maintained a very active lifestyle until late 2023 at which time she decided it was time to end her home ownership in favor of a maintenance free lifestyle.

Kay is survived by a close personal friend, a brother Bill Hammaker and wife Susan of Pittsford, NY; and a sister Mary Catharine Bausman (Mackie) of Smithsburg, MD. On down the family tree are five nephews and nieces: Joe and wife Amy Bausman; Jamie and wife Jenn Bausman both of Smithsburg, MD; Kim Hosbach and husband Scott of Fairport, NY; Sonny Hammaker and wife Amy of Freeport, FL; and Kiley Hammaker and Matt Devereaux of Galena, OH. Kay was preceded in death by her parents William and Lorraine Hammaker.

An excellent South Hagerstown High School student who after graduation proceeded to expand her knowledge base by attending and graduating with a BS in Education from Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA.

Her post college career search resulted in securing a position for teaching mathematics at Germantown High School in Philadelphia, PA. While there she obtained a Master’s Degree in Mathmatics from Temple University and prospered for 30 years, retiring in 1993. She liked her work and was an excellent teacher.

Kay was not an all work no play individual. She was intent and competitive in all she did. Whether it was downhill skiing, playing tennis, swimming, or biking, she always did her best. She was a worldwide traveler with her bike and that included placing tire tracks along the Great Wall of China.

Back in the USA she was an early founding member of the Central Bucks Bike Club of Doylestown, PA.

Kay had a strong love of all animals, especially horses and dogs but not only horses and dogs. From childhood; yes, an assortment of dogs and cats, but also rabbits, ducks, parakeets, gold fish and a goat.

Kays sudden loss has left a tremendous void in the lives of her family and friends. A void which only time may fill?

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a memorial donation be made in memory of Kay to a favorite charity.

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