Hamilton, Winston V., M.D.
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Geneva: Passed away on November 6, 2012, at the age of 69, after a courageous battle with a long illness. Dr. Hamilton was a native of the Republic of Panama and came to the United States at the age of 18. He spent several years as a medical technologist at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, before enrolling in medical school at the University of Rochester.
Dr. Hamilton was a trailblazer as the first black physician in the City of Geneva. Many of his patients have said he was not only their doctor but a friend. He reluctantly retired this past March after 33 years of practicing in the area. Dr. Hamilton was honored by the Geneva Chapter NAACP on September 28, 2012, for his many years of service to this community.
He is survived by his wife Nancy; daughters, Ashley and Alexis; sisters, Cyslin Small of New York City, Myrtle Santiago of FL, Marva Hamilton of PA, Dorothy Cummings, Edna (Alpheus) Blake and Violeta (Fabian) Carvalho, all of Rochester. He is also survived by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Albert and Helen Isereau of Penn Yan, NY, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Iris Hamilton. Thanks to the medical and nursing staff at Geneva General Hospital.
Friends may call at the DeVaney-Bennett Funeral Home, 181 N. Main St., Geneva on Friday (Nov. 9) from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, (Nov. 10) in St. Stephen's Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum at the convenience of the family. Contributions, in his memory, may be made to the Geneva Chapter of the NAACP or to the Organ procurement program or to a
Devaney-Bennett Funeral Home
181 North Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2012