William Edward "Willie" Hamilton
Hamilton, William Edward “Willie”, 58, Upper Onslow, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Friday, January 18, 2013 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Edward and Marion (Winters) Hamilton. Willie was a taxi driver having worked for several years with Layton’s Taxi in Truro. He was an avid amateur radio operator having held the callsign of VE1WEH, a member of the Truro Lions Club, Truro, and a member of the Miniature Aircraft Society of Truro, where he received his wings.
He is survived by his children, Charlotte, Heidi, Tiffany, Kimberly, Tara; brother Douglas (Marlene); sisters, Heather (Allan), Sharon (Jimmy), Joan (Ronnie); 5 grandchildren, Aunt Mrs. Helen McCarthy; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by, a granddaughter in infancy; uncle Foster McCarthy.
Visitation will take place from 6 pm until funeral service time at 7 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, in the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Pastor Greg Porter will officiate with a reception to follow in the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date. Donations in Willie’s memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro or to the Hospice Society. Willie’s family wishes to thank the Doctors and Nurses of the Palliative Care Unit of Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro for their support and wonderful care given to him. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Willie’s obituary on-line and selecting “Send A Condolence” at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com