Posted: June 22nd, 2016

Sept. 8, 1927 ~ June 17, 2016

Harvey Gerald ‘Hammy’ Hamilton passed away at the St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Friday, June 17, 2016, at the age of 88 years. Along with his wife, Peggy, Gerald is survived by four children, Laurie (George Rayner) and George’s children; Don and Cindy Hamilton; Janet (Marty Drut) and John (Rita) as well as seven grandchildren, Chris (Megan), Erin and Daniel Schwab; Alan (Alan’s son Lukas) and Patrick Hamilton and Michael and Nicole Hamilton. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and Peggy’s family. Private Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to a Come and Go Celebration of Gerald’s life to be held in the Canteen at the Royal Canadian Legion, 702 – 2 Street S.E., Medicine Hat on Saturday, June 25, 2016, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Family wish to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. A. Jeraj, Dr. S. Nandy and Dr. B. Rinaldi as well as the staff of St. Joseph’s Home Carmel Hospice, the management, staff and residents of Masterpiece River Ridge and the staff of Home Care. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at If friends so desire, memorial donations in Gerald’s name may be made directly to the Royal Canadian Legion for Veteran’s in need, c/o the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #17, 702 – 2 Street S.E., Medicine Hat, AB., T1A 0E1; the Medicine Hat & District Food Bank, 532 South Railway Street S.E., Medicine Hat, AB., T1A 2V6 or to the St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3 Street N.E., Medicine Hat, AB., T1A 5M1. Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

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