Funeral services for Mildred V. Hamilton, 94, of Heuvelton, will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:00am at Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Law and Rev. Rob Schirmer officiating. Calling hours will be held Monday, May 6, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00pm at Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Heuvelton. Mildred passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at United Helpers Maplewood in Canton, NY.
She is survived by daughters Sharon (Alvin) Stiles of Gouverneur and Lamona (Richard) Crawford of Heuvelton, brothers Harry of Jasper, Alabama and Robert Gladle of South Hammond, grandchildren Kevin Stiles, Shawn Stiles, Joshua Crawford, Dylan Crawford, step grandchildren Joseph Crawford and Kathrine Crawford, great grandchildren Kevin, Courtney, Carley, Megan, Alexis, a great-great grandchild Liam Stiles, plus several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Hamilton was predeceased by husband Emmett Hamilton, a son William Hamilton, a sister Ida Gladle, brothers David and Horace Gladle, and great granddaughter Cassidy Stiles.
Mildred was born on May 24, 1924, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Bogart) Gladle in Macomb, NY and attended Macomb rural and Gouverneur Central School. She married Emmett Hamilton on December 25, 1949 at the Gouverneur Presbyterian Parsonage and worked at various local farms. In 1964 Mildred started working at Diamond International in production until the company’s closure. She worked at United Helpers Nursing Home as a dietary aide then upon retiring she cared for the sons of Corrine and Randy Bice, and then also cared for her youngest grandsons and fondly telling people “I RAISED THOSE BOYS”!
Mrs. Hamilton was a current member of the VFW Auxiliary in Gouverneur, Macomb Grange and Presbyterian Stone Church. She enjoyed babysitting, collecting cookbooks, being an avid Lisbon sports fan by following her grandchildren’s sporting events, reading Danielle Steel novels, and many shopping trips with her friend Corleen. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, Heuvelton Fire Department; 95 N State Street; Heuvelton, NY 13654 and the Lisbon Fire Department; 7002 County Road 10; Lisbon, NY 13658. Condolences and fond memories can be expressed at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.