German Immigrant Settled In New Lisbon
NEW LISBON – Guenther H. Dammer, 84, a German immigrant and painter, of New Lisbon, passed away at the Bassett Hospital on Aug. 22, 2019.
Born on Dec. 14, 1934 in Cologne, Germany the son of Paul and Maria Dammer. After immigrating from Germany in 1965, Guenther enjoyed a 34-year career as a painter, beginning with AT&T, finally retiring from Bell Atlantic. An avid Mets fan, he was happiest outdoors hunting, fishing, and the occasional (wink) drink with friends.
Guenther is survived by his daughters Erika Dammer and Kristen Dammer-Stigi, son-in-law Tom and grandson Jack; his sister and brother-in-law Helga and Arthur Breen; nephews and niece Arthur Jr. and Eric Breen, James and Stephanie Dammer, cousin Rosemarie and second cousin Eckhard.
He was predeceased by his wife Victoria Jan Scott and his brothers Wilhem and Paul Dammer.
Calling hours will be 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Johnston Funeral Home, 60 Broad St., Morris. A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m., with Maureen Joy officiating.
Donations in memory of Guenther may be made to your local SPCA.
Guenther’s family has entrusted his care to the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris.
For expressions of sympathy to the family visit www.johnstonfh.com