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June Rose (McKenna) Hamilton, 80, died peacefully in Webster, Texas, on Jan. 28, 2017, following a lengthy illness.
She was born June 14, 1936, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Joseph Eugene and Enola Mae (Reese) McKenna. June was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Colorado Springs, Colo. On May 25, 1955, in Colorado Springs she married William Frederick Hamilton, whom she met on a blind date; he preceded her in death in 1998. They resided in Beaver Falls, Pa., and Quinlan, Texas, during their marriage.
She is survived by her children, Dennie (Priscilla) Hamilton of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Kenna (Rob) Kasten of League City, Texas; as well as three granddaughters (Jennifer, Jacquelyn and Olivia); and two great-grandchildren (Aiden and Elise).
Prior to her retirement, she worked in the administrative offices at the Quinlan Independent School District. June was an optimistic, generous, trusting and loving person who took great pleasure in her family and numerous pets. Throughout her life, she enjoyed church activities, including singing and teaching Sunday school, painting, ceramics, macramé and knitting.
Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Quinlan Funeral Home with burial to follow.
The family requests donations to the American Heart Association in June's honor be considered.
Published on February 1, 2017
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