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HAMILTON, Barbara (nee Macejova)

September 7, 1922 – Rokycany, Czech Republic
May 26, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Barbara Hamilton (nee Macejova) of Calgary, Alberta passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the age of 96 years.

Barbara was born in Rokycany, Czech Republic, on September 7, 1922. She immigrated to Canada in 1932 and settled in Alix, Alberta. She met her husband Howard (Pip) Hamilton, in Calgary at Penley’s Dance Hall in 1946, where he was playing in the band. Barbara loved to dance. They married in 1947. Barbara and Pip had many happy years together in Calgary and Sylvan Lake. Barbara’s favourite pastimes were gardening, walking along the lakefront at Sylvan Lake, visiting the west coast and socializing with her friends.

Barbara is survived by her two daughters, Pat and June and two sons, Doug and Mike; also by her grandchildren, Scott and Geoff Wildeman, Nicole and Chris Hamilton, and Colleen Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Elijah, Tia and Trissa. Barbara was predeceased by her husband Howard (Pip) and by her two brothers Mike and Andy.

Celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Monday, June, 3, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through Special thanks to the Carewest Sarcee for the great care they provided to Barbara.

In living memory of Barbara Hamilton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Auntie Barbara was always very kind and generous, and I remember her fun-loving attitude towards life. I imagine she and your dad are now together enjoying summer at the lake.

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