HAMILTON, Patricia M., age 78, of Holloway, died at 9:35 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013 in Cumberland Pointe Nursing Home, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
She was born in Holloway, Ohio December 5, 1934, a daughter of the late Maynard "Zeke" Rankin and Elsie Piper Rankin.
She was a 1952 graduate of Holloway High School.
She was the a past president of the Women's Auxiliary of the East Richland Veterans of Foreign Wars and she liked to go bowling and socializing.
Her husband, Robert Wayne Hamilton, died in August 1, 1973. They were married November 17, 1952.
Surviving are a daughter, Janell Jendrusik of Woodstock, Illinois; and three sons, Joe Hamilton of Freeport, Keith (Luann) Hamilton of Freeport, and Michael (Marcy) Hamilton of Pasedena, Maryland; 11 grandchildren, Zack, Sam, Lance, Kody, Kole, Brandy, Shelby, Bobby, Jason, Billy Joe, and Jessie; and three great-granddaughters.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Lawrence "Ern" Hamilton on October 20, 2005; a sister, Bertie Taggart; two brothers, Harry Rankin and Stanley Rankin.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in Koch Funeral Home, 216 S. High Street, Freeport on Monday, May 27, 2013.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
Burial will follow in Rock Hill Cemetery, Flushing Township, Belmont County, Ohio.