It is with great sadness, the family of John Henry Ward Hamilton announce his passing on July 8, 2017, two days after his 82nd Birthday.
John is survived by his wife Carol of 52 years; sons Neil and Brian; sister Sandra and brother Ian.
John served in the Navy for 17 years and then moved to Hinton where he worked at St. Regis paper in Hinton for over 25 years and contributed in many ways to the community of Hinton. He was a well-known musician, playing with Hinton bands over the years. He taught skiing for many years at Marmot Basin and Snow Valley in Edmonton.
At John’s request, there will be no Funeral.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in John’s name to the Alberta Diabetes Foundation 1-020 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E1 or The Lung Association, Alberta & NWT P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB, T6E 6K2