Connie L. Hamilton

Connie L. Hamilton, 82, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Harmar Place in Marietta. She was born on June 7, 1935, in Spokane, Wash., to the late Gerald and Luella Holman Bennett.

Connie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Williamstown, W.Va. She was a 60+ plus year member of Masterton Lodge Chapter #584 O.E.S, Williamstown Chapter #58 O.E.S, Marietta Amateur Radio Club, where she was the Section Coordinator for many years and she also belonged to the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America.

She is survived by a daughter, Shelli R. Ritenour (Don) of Maryland; son, Mark L. Hamilton (Kelly McLeod) of Maine; five grandchildren, LTC Joshua S. Ritenour (LTC Amber) of Hawaii, Joel H. Ritenour (Tyne) both of Portland, Ore., Aaron M. Hamilton (Emily), Jason A. Hamilton, Lila Hamilton all of Maine; and nine great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Larry Bennett (Kathy).

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Raymond Hamilton (11/12/2013); and son, Michael “Mick” Lee Hamilton (08/01/2007).

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., Marietta, OH 45750 with an Eastern Star service and memorial service to follow.

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