Robert (Bert) Hamilton a long time resident of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at the age of 71 years, after battling cancer.
Bert was born on September 29, 1936 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, and moved to Calgary with his wife Sylvia in 1961. He was a retired geologist with Chevron Standard Oil Company to which he devoted thirty-one years. In earlier years he helped with his children’s activities, especially with their involvement in competitive swimming. He spent his life enjoying his family and friends.
Bert will be remembered by his son Michael Hamilton of Edmonton, AB; a daughter and son-in-law Karen and John Rhodin of Asheville, NC; his grandchildren, Kristen and Jason Rhodin; his brother and sister-in-law, Ian and Morny Hamilton of Stranraer, Scotland; his sister Margaret Hamilton of Belfast, Northern Ireland; and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Ethel and Jimmy Crawford of Portglenon, Northern Ireland. Bert was predeceased by his wife Sylvia Hamilton.
Funeral Services will be held at Funeral Services will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15th Avenue S.W.) on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org or to Grace Presbyterian Church, 1009 – 15th Avenue S.W. Calgary ABT2R 0S5 Telephone: (403) 244-5861. The family would like to thank Dr. D. Rohatinsky, Norma Allen, his Palliative Care Team, and his caregivers with We Care.
In living memory of Bert Hamilton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences