Dorothy A. (Gorton) Hamilton


Dorothy A. (Gorton) Hamilton, 105, of Warwick died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Sunny View Nursing Home in Warwick. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph N. Hamilton, Sr.

Born in Providence, Dorothy was a daughter of the late Thomas H. and Gertrude (Gill) Gorton. Dorothy was employed as a Secretary at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. She was active in community services for many years and was a founding member of the Warwick Senior Center. She was also a communicant of St. Clement Church in Warwick.

Dorothy is survived by her loving son: Thomas H. Hamilton (Betty) of Palm Bay, FL; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great granddaughter. She was the loving mother of the late Ralph N. Hamilton, Jr. and Beatrice M. Becker and sister of the late T. Henry Gorton, Colin Gorton, Elaine Curtin, Marion Gorton, Gertrude Brown and Doris Hall.

Her funeral will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 from the Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. in St. Clement Church, 111 Long Street, Warwick. Burial will take place in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

Please call the funeral home at: (401) 737-3510 for complete funeral arrangements.


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