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John Carroll student, Joshua Hamer, laid to rest

John Carroll student, Joshua Hamer, laid to rest

— Joshua "Josh" Evan Hamer, 15, the John Carroll School student who died in a car accident in Churchville Thursday morning, was remembered during services Tuesday morning as a one with a "bright spirit, compassion for others" and a "blazing fastball."

Josh, who lived in North East, was a sophomore and member of the baseball team at the Bel Air private school.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Josh's honor at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church at 150 S. Queen St. in Rising Sun. Burial was to follow at Brookview Cemetery in Rising Sun.

Prior to the service, the funeral procession traveled a short distance along Queen Street from...

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