– Robert F. Hamilton, 76, of Cambridge, passed away peacefully Monday, September 17, 2018 at his residence following a brief illness.
Born March 21, 1942 in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Francis and Edith (Taylor) Hamilton.
Robert graduated in 1962 from Cambridge Central School. He had served in the U.S. Army.
Robert worked at Saint Gobain Performance Plastics in Hoosick Falls as a Process Engineer retiring with more than 40 years of service. He enjoyed working on anything with a motor. He especially loved Minneapolis Moline Tractors, Craftsman mowers, in addition to Chevy vehicles. Each year he looked forward to attending tractor pulls, especially watching his sons pull their tractors.
In his later years, he enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, recitals, and activities and could also be found taking meticulous care of his lawn. Robert was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Glenda J. (Harrington) Hamilton, whom he married January 30, 1965. She passed away on May 11, 2013.
Left to cherish his memory include his son, Jason R. Hamilton and his wife Lori, and their daughters, Ava and Kendall; his son, Daniel H. Hamilton and his wife Katie, and their daughters, Ashlyn and Carly, all of Greenwich as well as a sister, Theodosia (John) Palermo of Clermont, FL. Also Surviving are his companion, Sally Wohlmaker of Cambridge and his sidekick, Angus, a Scottish Terrier, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours are from 4-7 pm on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Ackley, Ross & Gariepy Funeral Home, 73 West Main St., Cambridge.
A graveside service is being held 10:00 am Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge with Father Paul Baker officiating.
Make Memorial contributions in memory of Robert to the Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad, 37 Gilbert St., Cambridge, NY 12816 or the Cambridge Fire Dept., P.O. Box 554, Cambridge, NY 12816.