Meadville Tribune

May 23, 2013

Deborah Hamilton

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Deborah Hamilton, 59, of Meadville, went to heaven to walk and talk with her Savior Jesus on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Meadville on Nov. 20, 1953, a daughter of Howard Bain and Virginia Sorg Bain. She married Dean Hamilton on June 1, 2005; he survives.

Deborah loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed making fleece blankets and giving them away or selling them on eBay.

She was a graduate of Sharon General Hospital School of Nursing in 1975 and worked at Spencer Hospital. She was a member of Saegertown United Methodist Church.

Along with her husband, Dean, she is survived by her daughter, Rebekah Mulligan and her husband, James, of Saegertown; a son, Benjamin Baker of Lexington Park, Md.; a brother, Ronald Bain of Edmonton, Ky; mother-in-law, Elsie Baker of Saegertown; stepbrother, Ray Burns and his wife, Mary, of Harvest, Ala.; stepsister, Becky Colgan and her husband, Dave, of Leeper; two stepsons, Toby Hamilton and his wife, Lisa, of Edmonson, Texas, and Stephen Hamilton and his wife, Denise, of Isleta, N.M.; grandchildren, Alexandria and Kathryn Baker of Maryland, Cody and Kaylee Mulligan of Saegertown; stepgrandchildren, Ashli, Michael and Payton Hamilton of New Mexico and Texas; stepgreat-grandson, James; and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Baker, in February 1989; her parents; a brother, Gary Bain; fathers-in-law, William Baker and Frances Hamilton; mother-in-law, Dorothy Hamilton; and stepmother, Beulah R. Bain.

Friends and family may call on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Darrell L. Greenawalt of Saegertown United Methodist Church officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Deborah’s memory to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 3300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, Ariz. 85718-3208.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Deborah’s book of memories online at