The John Carroll Community Mourns the Loss of Josh Hamer '19

The John Carroll Community Mourns the Loss of Josh Hamer '19

Hamer Memorial With heavy hearts, we announce that one of our own Patriots, Josh Hamer '19, has passed away after an automobile accident. Please consider supporting the Hamer family in the following ways.

School-Wide Prayer Service‚Ä®
Monday, March 6, 9:40 a.m.

  • Details on the special schedule will be provided. 
  • The school day starts at 8:00 a.m.
  • Parents and other community members are also invited to attend this prayer service.

Monday, March 6
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. (Special visitation time for the John Carroll community)
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
R.T. Foard Funeral Home
111 S. Queen St.
Rising Sun, MD 21911 

JC buses are available to travel to the 3:00 viewing.  They will leave at 2:45 and will return around 6:00. If interested, please register for the bus so we know how many to expect.

Tuesday, March 7, 11:00 a.m.
St. Agnes Catholic Church
31 Biggs Hwy
Rising Sun, MD 21911 

Please note that St. Agnes seats 150 to 200 people. Out of respect for Josh's family and close friends, we encourage you to consider the capacity of the church when you are deciding on attending the funeral. The Hamer family will appreciate your presence at any of the services listed, or simply the prayers for Josh and them that you hold in your hearts.

Burial and Scholarship Fund
John Carroll has set up a giving page to offset the funeral and burial costs. Any extra funds raised will go toward establishing a John Carroll scholarship in Josh's name. If you are able, please consider making a donation at

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