Dorothy Jean Hamilton (nee Gibson)
Friends are invited to join the family for a casual visit at the Dave Farrish Room in the Lucknow Arena on Monday July 15, 2024 at 2:00 PM.
A Private Family Funeral Service will be conducted at MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow.

Greenhill Cemetery, Lucknoiw.
In Memory of
Dorothy Jean Hamilton (nee Gibson)
July 24th, 1931 - July 9th, 2024

Place of Death

Wingham & District Hospital, Wingham, Ontario.


Dorothy Hamilton, age 92, of Lucknow , passed away at Wingham & District Hospital on July 9, 2024.

Dorothy was born on July 24, 1931 to the late Samuel and Esther Gibson of Ashfield Township.

She was the beloved wife of Donald Hamilton, who predeceased her in 2008, for 54 years.

Loving mother of Graham & Barb of Goderich, Greg & Deb of Lucknow and Paul & Andrea of Kincardine.

She was a great support to, and an extremely proud grandma of  her grandchildren: Kyle (Kathryn), JeanAnne (Andrew), Jordan, Alex (Jordan), Cory (Brittany), and Caitlin (Dean).

Nothing made Dorothy happier than, or put such a big smile on her face than a visit from her 6 great grandchildren: Brady, Clark, Denver, Bruin, Summer and Cooper did.

She will also be missed by her siblings: Catherine (John) Crocker, Caroline (Chris) Brown, George (Pat) Gibson, Dave (Val) Gibson, Cookie (Paul) Wardell and Gladys Hamilton.

Dorothy was predeceased by her daughter Donalda (1974), grandson Shea (2020), siblings: Roy, Ernie, sisters-in-law Mary Gibson, and Evelyn Splan (Bill). Her Hamilton in laws: Bob and Sadie, Jim (Amanda), Al, Bud, and Bonnie Hamilton.

She will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews and her Sepoy family, who were such a great support to her over the last several years.

Dorothy had such a great love for her family. She was known for her fantastic memory and her immense knowledge of family history. She will be missed.


Please select one of the family's preferred charities:

  Wingham & District Hospital Foundation

 Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)

You can also select the charity of your choice below:

Message from Bill and Suzanne Andrew2024-07-15 11:18:26
Our sincere condolences are being sent to all of Dorothy's family. She was always interested in her community and was very supportive of the Horticultural Society.
Message from Grant and Judy Shelton2024-07-15 00:01:24
Sorry for your loss Graham, Barb and the Hamilton family. Judy and Grant Shelton
Message from Roy and Nancy Gardner2024-07-14 19:51:08
Our condolences to Dorothy’s family and the entire Hamilton and Gibson families. She was a lovely lady and will be missed.
Message from Danielle and Chris Selby 2024-07-14 09:26:32
Sending Condolences to the Hamilton relatives during this sad time of loss thinking of you all
Message from Doug and Nancy Aitchison 2024-07-13 23:37:43
Our sincere condolences to all the families.
Message from Janine Hamilton 2024-07-13 12:27:32
Dorothy touched many people's hearts and will be missed by many. RIP,Dorothy.
Message from Lynne and Steve Mann2024-07-13 07:10:41
Our sincere sympathy to the Hamilton and Gibson families as you celebrate Dorothy's life.
Message from Ian and Kathy Hackett2024-07-12 09:09:02
Our deepest sympathies to everyone. Dorothy was a lovely lady. Our memories of Dorothy is she always welcomed everyone into her home. Especially the pre gatherings before heading out on a Saturday night.
Message from Sheila Dawson(Collins)2024-07-12 07:58:38
To all the Gibson family, Sending condolences on the loss of Dorothy. I knew some of the family better than others, but the loss of any family member always leaves an empty space. Treasure the good times and memories.
Message from Judy and Paul Kelly2024-07-12 07:25:39
Dear Barb and Graham Deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Message from Shirley Gunter 2024-07-12 07:23:16
My thoughts are with you on the passing of your mother.
Message from Murray and Patricia Hunter 2024-07-11 23:20:01
To the Gibson Family, We extend our sympathy to the Gibson Family on Dorothy's death. Treasure the times you shared with her. Murray and Patricia Hunter
Message from Murray and Patricia Hunter 2024-07-11 23:06:03
Graham, Greg, Paul and Families, We extend our sympathy to you on the passing of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Treasure the memories of the time you shared with her. Murray and Patricia Hunter
Message from Isobel Gibson2024-07-11 20:41:07
Sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. That was sudden but if it were to be , a good way to go. We send you our sincere condolences. Isobel Gibson and family.
Message from Corriveau2024-07-11 18:35:04
Graham, Barb and the entire Hamilton Family: Our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom. To reach 92 she would have been a huge help and mentor to the family and being Grand parents our selves you can never get enough of the youngest members of the family. Our thoughts are with you during this very difficult time. Ron & June
Message from Sharon & Brad2024-07-11 18:31:04
Condolences to all of Dorthy’s family. Our thoughts are with you all.
Message from Annette and Leroy Drennan 2024-07-11 17:41:49
We are sending our deepest condolences to all of Dorothy’s family.Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
Message from Harold & Betty Anne Elphick2024-07-11 16:10:37
Sending sincere sympathy to Dorothy’s family. Remembering all the great times spent with Denny & Dorothy when neighbours on Hwy 86 and especially the good times as “hockey parents”.
Message from Nolda and Doug Scott2024-07-11 15:06:40
Paul, Greg, Graham and families…we are saddened to learn of Dorothy’s passing. She was a special lady in so many ways. May all of your memories of yesterday and years past , help you in the tomorrows and years to come…Doug and Nolda
Message from Elizabeth Wall2024-07-11 11:48:14
Sympathy to Dorothy's family and friends. Her brother-in-law Jim Hamilton was married to my late cousin, Amanda Wall.
Message from June Gilchrist and Family2024-07-11 11:44:48
Our heartfelt sympathy to all Dorothy's family and friends. We will miss her.
Message from Lorene and Doug Casemore2024-07-11 09:57:29
So sorry to read of Dorothys passing. She was a wonderful woman. Hold tight to your memories and each other.
Message from DAVID NEWBOLD2024-07-11 09:23:14
Condolences to the family in this difficult time. Cherish the memories
Message from Barb Struthers2024-07-11 09:13:09
We are so sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. Our thoughts are with you! Take care
Message from Liz Black-Petrie2024-07-11 09:01:40
Dear Graham, Greg, Paul and families. Such sad news to read of Dorothy's passing and our deepest condolences to all. She was a lovely lady who would always say hello with a big smile!! I was thrilled that 10 years ago, I was able to gift her the visual aids that my Mom had to help her navigate daily life. Cherish all of your wonderful memories as they will help you through the difficult days as your forge ahead without the Matriarch. Liz and Phil
Message from Jeff Jackson 2024-07-11 08:38:54
Graham, Greg, Paul (and families), No matter how old we are, it’s never easy to lose a parent. Your mom was such an incredible person. No one can ever replace her. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve ~ Jeff
Message from Janet (Farrish) Versolatto 2024-07-11 08:38:04
My thoughts and condolences to the Hamilton Family. My Mom so enjoyed her visits with Dorothy.
Message from Andrea Culbert MacDonald2024-07-11 03:37:37
Deepest Sympathy To All The Family,Denny and Dorothy were great friends of my parents and the best neighbors on the farm on Highway 86. Every time I drive by their farm I think of them, great memories.❤️
Message from Linda Bowers 2024-07-10 22:35:59
My sympathies to the family...Cory often mentioned his special visits with his many precious moments to hold tight...
Message from Ron&Anita Elliott2024-07-10 21:21:22
Graham, Greg, Paul and families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. So very sorry for your loss, we send condolences as we are in Manitoba at this time.
Message from Diane2024-07-10 19:17:19
Dorothy was a lovely lady and always was a great deal of fun, both her and Denny were great supporters of The Legion Seniors Dining program and they also loved the bus trips that Ed & June Pyette organized. Deepest sympathy to all the family.