Elizabeth "Betty" Hamilton
1940-2014 LANESBOROUGH Mrs. Elizabeth E. "Betty" Hamilton, 73, of Lanesborough, former longtime resident of Pittsfield, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Pittsfield, August 4, 1940, the daughter of the late Earl R. and Beatrice A. Hodlin Burton, she attended the local schools. She also attended Austin Beauty School in Albany, N.Y. Betty was a homemaker who took great pride in raising her eight children and loved being with her grandchildren. She and her husband, the late Robert F. Hamilton Sr., were married on October 14, 1960. He died June 2, 2006. She is survived by seven children, David Hamilton and his wife Cheryl, Mark Hamilton of Mission Viejo, Calif., Kelley Meehan and her husband, Mike of Deland, Fla., Daniel Hamilton and his companion, Brenda Sweet of Pittsfield, Sheri Maisel of Yucaipa, Calif., Heather Hamilton of Lanesborough with whom she made her home, and Tim E. Hamilton and his wife, Wendy of Dalton; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by another son, Robert F. Hamilton Jr. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Mrs. Elizabeth E. "Betty" Hamilton will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the DWYER FUNERAL HOME, 776 North St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, if friends desire, donations in her memory may be made to Hospice Care in The Berkshires in care of the funeral home. Please visit www.dwyerfuneral.com
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