John Beatty “Hammy” Hamilton, son of William and Agnes Hamilton, was born on January 9, 1950.

He married BEP (living). For information about their family, please refer to her page on this website.

John died on November 16, 2008. His cremated remains were buried in the Calvin United Church Cemetery in Pembroke, Ontario.*

HAMILTON, John Beatty “Hammy”

Suddenly at home on Sunday November 16, 2008 at the age of 58 years. Loving father of Eric, Jody, Lisa, Kim and Tracy. Predeceased by his parents William and Agnes Hamilton.

John received the community improvement award in 1993 and was a longtime employee and groundskeeper at the Kanata Lakes Golf Course.

He will be greatly missed by many family and friends. At John’s request there will be no funeral. Interment of his cremated remains will be held in spring 2009 in Calvary United Cemetery in Pembroke, Ontario. Funeral arrangements entrusted to First Memorial Funeral Services, 259 St Patrick Street, Ottawa 613-860-2424. Online messages and condolences may be sent to www.mem.com.

Obituary in the Ottawa Citizen, November 22, 2008, p 51

* His obituary says he was to be interred in the Calvary United Cemetery, but no such cemetery exists in Pembroke.


Lindner, Margaret D (Leslie), William and Isabella Masson Campbell of Hastings County Ontario: Their ancestors and descendants, Budgate Press, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1983, p 188.

Obituary, Ottawa Citizen, November 22, 2008, p 51 (which included the photo featured at the top of this page).

The source for John’s date of birth is a private memorial on mem.com.