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Verna M. Hamilton of Countryside Convalescent Home, East Lackawannock Township, formerly of Clark, went to be with her Lord at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. She was 88.
Mrs. Hamilton was born May 28, 1929, in Greensburg, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Palmer. She was a homemaker and devoted her life to her family and the Lord.
Verna was a former member of Clark Pentecostal Holiness Church, where her husband was the pastor for many years. She was an outstanding musician and harmonizer. She enjoyed singing, playing guitar, gardening and was a phenomenal cook.
Her husband, the Rev. William H. Hamilton, whom she married on Feb. 7, 1947, passed away Sept. 30, 2012.
She is survived by a son, David L. Hamilton and his wife, Debra E., of Hermitage; a grandson, Dean Hamilton and his wife, Tonya, of New Castle; three great-grandchildren, Lydia, Fisher and Corbin Hamilton; and a daughter-in-law, Beverly Hamilton of Sharon.
In addition to her husband, Verna was preceded in death by her parents; twin son and daughter, William H. Hamilton Jr. and Verna Mae Hamilton; an infant granddaughter; and six siblings.

Verna M., 88, of Sharon.
Calling hours: 4 p.m. until the time of the service Thursday (8-17-17) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: Funeral at 7 p.m. Thursday (8-17-17) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Kenneth Martin, pastor of First Assembly of God, Hermitage, officiating.
Interment: Clark Citizen's Cemetery.
Published on August 14, 2017
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