James Robert Hamer

Jim was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend. He graduated from Brooklyn Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York where he was born and raised. Upon graduation he married his one true love, Peg and flew to California to begin his career as an engineer at Northrop Corporation. He moved to beautiful San Clemente in 1962 where he raised his three daughters. Jim always loved the ocean, sailing, hiking, and the great outdoors. He especially enjoyed his daily walks on the San Clemente Beach Trail. For several years he also volunteered for the Sea Explorers where he shared his love and passion for sailing. Everyone that knew Jim enjoyed his unique humor, style and zest for life. Jim is survived by his wife, Peg; children, Ginny, Fran and Peggy; son-in-law, Walter; and five grandchildren, Julia, Sean, Chris, Nick and Sarah; as well as his only sister, Fran.