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Phyllis Ockene Hammel, of Weston, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Stone Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Newton Upper Falls. She was 90 years old. She was the beloved wife for 62 years of the late Dr. Herbert Hammel. Sister of the late Robert and Alan Ockene. Survived by her son, John Hammel and his wife Karen Buetens of Jamestown RI. Grandsons Marcus and Peter Hammel (Arlington, MA and Boston, MA respectively) were her greatest joy. Alumna of Lawrence University and Yale Graduate Drama School. Phyllis served as Chairman of Volunteers at Englewood Hospital and as planning administrator at Hackensack Hospital. Phyllis enjoyed gourmet food, musical theater, bridge and reading. There are no services scheduled. Donations in her honor can be made to the Ulcerative Colitis Foundation (