William L. Hamaker, Jr.

William L. Hamaker, Jr., age 44, of Leola, PA, died Sunday, September 6, 2015, in his home.

He was born in Lancaster on November 2, 1970 a son of Judith (Sheaffer) Hamaker of Lancaster and William L. Hamaker, Sr. and Robin Hamaker of Ephrata.

He had been employed at the Lancaster Laboratories.

Surviving in addition to his parents is a brother Gregory Hamaker.

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  • So many great memories, I will never forget… priceless… best man at my wedding… all the concerts and the Ozzfests (and freezing outside Hershey)… drinks at The Sports Page… Mr Crowley at The Silo (“go ******* crazy!”)… photographing rattlesnakes and copperheads at Lehigh Gorge… Dio at The Village (What?,losing our hearing)… the python that tore down the shower curtain… the exploding port-a-potty… so many memories… and the desire to LIVE and have a good time even when things were not always going well. We will MISS you, Bill!

  • I had the honor of meeting Bill 5 or 6 years ago through the snake hobby. Since then we have become closer friends, and these lasts few months he was my best friend. While he was suffering, he was saving my life by helping me through one of the toughest times I’ve been through. Learning of his passing shocked me, and hurts, I miss him dearly. I know however he is in a better place. May peace finally be with you, Bill Hamaker. Thank you for everything, I love you buddy.

  • I had the privilege of knowing Bill for the past 11 years. We had a connection that many people never get to experience. I feel so grateful that he allowed me to help him by giving him one of my kidneys. I’ve always thought he helped me more than I helped him. I will miss him always.

  • I had the privilege of working with Bill at Lancaster Laboratories. Bill was a terrific guy and as I recall, fiercely independent. I consider it an honor to have known Bill, but know that he now is in a better and more comfortable place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • I was deeply saddened by the news of Bill’s passing. He was a co-worker and was always so helpful. He will be missed. My heart felt condolences to you and your family.

  • I had the privilege of working with Bill for several years until my retirement from Lancaster Labs. Bill was one of the nicest guys I’ve ever worked with and was always a tremendous help to me when I started in his department. Since leaving I have missed the daily baseball conversations and his love of APBA baseball and the Yankees. My condolences to his family.

  • I knew Bill thru school and living next to him. He was a great guy. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. God bless

  • Bill was one of my oldest friends and my first boyfriend. We kept in touch throughout the years and remained friends. I am deeply saddened by the loss of such a sweet guy. My deepest condolences to the family

  • So sorry for your loss, I worked with Bill he was a very nice guy and helped me in many tasks. Peace be with him.

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