Judith Ann Hamilton (nee Melzer) died March 21, 2022 in Vero Beach, FL. Born in Taylorville, IL on July 8, 1944 to Oscar Melzer and Mary Stahulak Melzer. She married Joseph C. Hamilton in January 1964 but was widowed on July 10, 2018. She resided in Rockford, IL for many years where she raised her daughters Carrie Hamilton of Rutherford, NJ (son in law Patrick Lenaghan, granddaughter Miranda and grandson Ian) and Christine Svab of St. Joseph, MI (son in law James Svab, granddaughter Anna). However, she moved permanently to Vero Beach in 1986. In addition to her two daughters, Judith Hamilton is survived by siblings Maria Gardona (Glendale, AZ), Mary Schewe (Cincinnati, OH), Josanna Verardi (Arvada, CO), and Nick Verardi (Houston, TX). While she practiced hair dressing for several decades, in her free time she greatly enjoyed reading, completing puzzles and playing Mahjong and Mexican Train with friends inside and outside of Lexington Club. Friends and acquaintances will also remember her as the devoted owner of dogs Kira and Maddie. Her generosity and lively spirit are already greatly missed. Services will be private.
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