– A memorial service will be held at The Wellesley Hills Congregation Church in Wellesley, Mass on July 19 (today) for Margaret Perkins Hamilton who passed away peacefully on July 13, 2012 in Woodstock where she lived near her daughter.
Peg was born June 8, 1922 in Scranton, Penn growing up with her parents and three sisters, Harriet, Polly and Betty. After working in Washington, DC, she came to Wellesley, Mass to marry William J. Hamilton where she lived until 1982. She worked at several jobs over the years including working for the New England Chiefs of Police and in the Wellesley Junior High School and Senior High School.
Peg’s most important job was taking care of her three children and later her grandchildren. Her family was her life and her passion. Peg did that job with the greatest of patience, warmth, understanding and love. She was supportive, positive and always there for family and friends.
Peg leaves behind her oldest son, Bill Hamilton and his wife Kathy, her daughter, Ellen Hamilton and her husband Paul Charow, her youngest son, Jeff Hamilton and his wife Robin as well as her grandchildren, Brendon, Rachel, Shaun, Jacob, Casey, Kayla and Erin and her great granddaughter Alana.
Peg recently celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends. It was a wonderful opportunity for all who loved her to see her, talk with her and share stories with her. It was a fond farewell. She will be greatly missed by all of us who loved her.
This obituary first appeared in the July 12, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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