HAZEL JOSEPHINE HAMILTON (nee Powell), who was predeceased by her husband Thomas, and son Benjamin Joseph, passed away at St. Michaels Health Center on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at the age of 92 years.
She is the loving mother of Jessie Hamilton of Calgary; Bonnie (Ron) Bennett of Vulcan; Thomas (Laurette) Hamilton of Red Deer; Mary Ann Pyska of Lethbridge; Christina Gilbert of Edmonton and James (Connie) Hamilton of Lethbridge. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and their spouses as well as 27 great grandchildren.
She was born in Lethbridge on May 17, 1929, and married Thomas Hamilton on Jan 7, 1949 in Lethbridge. Hazel and Tom lived in Lethbridge until 1966. They lived in Calgary for a short time and then moved to Jasper where they lived until they retired in 1988. They returned to Lethbridge and lived here until their passing. She was an active member of both the Jasper and Lethbridge Legions and enjoyed her time and companionship with her many friends. Her family and her extended family were of utmost importance to her and were her focus in her retirement years.
She will be greatly missed by all her friends and family.
Friends may pay respects to the family on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home, 703 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Christensen Salmon Generations Funeral Home. Interment to follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.
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