BRANFORD - Ora Mathewson Hamill passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Branford. Mrs. Hamill was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Douglas Hamill.
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She is survived by two children, Patricia M. Hamill, and Douglas R. Hamill. She is also survived by two grandsons, Seth B. Hamill, and Locke D. Hamill and his wife, Wendy; and Ora's great-granddaughter, Summer. She is survived by her sister, Clara M. Melia.
Mrs. Hamill was born in Woodbridge, and was the daughter of Mary and Clarence Mathewson. She was predeceased by her sisters, Josephine Ferguson, and Virginia C. Mathewson. Mrs. Hamill's family was a direct descendent of one of the first families to settle in Maryland from England. Mrs. Hamill made her home with her family for many years in Wallingford.
Burial arrangements are private.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Branford Hills Health Care Center for the excellent care they all provided, especially Vanessa, Madelyn, Michelle, Donna, Lenore, and Furaha to mention only a few.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Recreation Department at Branford Hills Health Care Center, 189 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405. See obit @ www.wsclancy.com
Published in The Record-Journal on Feb. 24, 2013