November 3, 1925 to November 17, 2009
Don passed away peacefully at The Farm on Tuesday November 17, 2009. He resided at RR #1 Atwood with his wife Dorothy. He was born 84 years ago in Elma Township, a son of the late Lloyd and Marjorie (Sproule) Hamilton. Don was the owner of Don Hamilton Real Estate and Insurance. He was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church where he served as Elder and on the Board of Managers. Don was a former Elma Township School Board Trustee and former member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Atwood Lodge No. 332. He was also a Rotarian member and a member of the Listowel Masonic Lodge No. 225 A.F. & A.M. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Blough) Hamilton with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Loving father of Sharon and Jim Vance of RR #1 Monkton, Doug and Lynne of RR #1 Atwood, Wayne and Wilma of Listowel, Barb and John Cressman of RR #2 Listowel and Joe and Dale DeBruyn of Fort McMurray Alberta. Special grandpa of seven grandchildren and poppa of 13 great-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his sister Betty Elliott and Bob Wade of Listowel and by many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by his brother-in-law Bill Elliott. Don's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Thursday November 19, 2009 from 2 - 5 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Don's life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Friday November 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. John Hogerwaard officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Atwood Presbyterian Church c/o Deanne Metzloff PO Box 290 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.