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George Charles Hamilton

George Charles Hamilton

Sergeant (Retired) – II RCR & II CDN Gds
At the age of 77 years, George Hamilton of Ottawa formerly of Pictou NS. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Maycourt Hospice on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Born April 29, 1938 in Stanley Bridge PEI, he is predeceased by his parents Elmer and Ella Hamilton (Folland). He is survived by his wife Mary (née Chisholm) of 54 years, 2 sons Paul Charles and David Lee (Evangeline Labonte). 3 grandchildren: Joss, Kolleen and Stacee, 2 great-grandchildren Jaylen and Aurora, 2 sisters Shirley and Rita Ontario, many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is retired (Sergeant) from the Canadian Armed Forces (Army) after 34 years of service with the 2nd Battalion The Canadian Guards, 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) and Administration. George participated in a 6 month peace keeping tour of duty in Cyprus. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632 Orleans, ON and was active in the Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign, he was a member of the Legion Dart and Horseshoe League, he enjoyed reading, daily walks, golfing and woodworking; always said you missed your calling George, you should have been a carpenter. A big thank you to Dr.’s Sabloff and Villeneuve and the oncology/Medial Day Unit team at the Ottawa Hospital and the Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). Friends are invited to gather at the Hall of Colours of the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood Ave. (east of Vanier Parkway) on Friday April 29 after 12 noon. Memorial Service will be held in the Sacred Space at 2 p.m. followed by interment with Military Honours at the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces. The reception will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Road, Orleans. In Memoriam donations to the Royal Canadian Legion’s National Poppy Trust Fund would be appreciated.



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