Florence Rimel Hamilton
March 3, 1926 - August 22, 2009
Florence Laura Rimel Hamilton, 83 of Avonmore, formerly of Leechburg, Passed away Saturday August 22, 2009 at Excela Health, Latrobe Hospital. She was born March 3, 1926 in Johnetta, (Armstrong Co.) Pa., the daughter of the late William and Martha Galbreath Rimel. Florence was a homemaker who loved to cook. She was a devoted and loving mother, who enjoyed time spent on the river. She was a member of the Kiski Valley CB ers, and spent countless hours monitoring the airways. To her fellow CB ers. She will always be remembered by her handle, "The Allegheny River Rat". Florence will be greatly missed by her Faith Manor friends, whom she considered an extended family. She is survived by two sons, James R. Hamilton and his wife Beverly, of Avonmore, William P. Hamilton and his wife Deborah, of Seymour Connecticut, a daughter Mary M. Ignaczak, of Harwood Maryland, Twelve grandchildren, Seventeen great-grandchildren, her sister Alma Pearl Zabinski and her husband Albert, of East Vandergrift, and a special caregiver Debbie Moore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James F. Hamilton, in 1968, two daughters, Judith C. Hamilton, and Laura Lynn Hamilton (in Infancy), four sisters, Margaret Ebbert, Dorothy Olson, Ruth Stegner, and Grace Mattu, five brothers Robert, Lester, Charles, James and Raymond Rimel, and her companion of 15 Years Orin James Fraley. Family will receive friends on Tuesday August 25, 2009 from 2:00-4:00P.M. And from 6:00-8:00 P.M., and Wednesday August 26, 2009 from noon until time of services at 2:00P.M. In the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home Ltd. 400 Indiana Ave., Avonmore, Pa. Services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday with Pastor Ronald G. Durika officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery, Avonmore. In Lieu of flowers, family suggest contributions be made, in Florence's memory to The March of Dimes, 5168 Campbells Run Road, Suite 101, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15205

Funeral Information


Tuesday August 25, 2009 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday August 26, 2009 Noon Until time of services at 2:00 P.M.


2:00P.M. Wednesday August 26, 2009 In The Funeral Home


Westview Cemetery Avonmore

Barb and Rich Debick

Although we can't be there in person we will be with you all, Mary, Jim and Bev, Bill and Debbi, and all the "kids", with our love and prayers. Remember all the good times with your Mom and Grandma and we will remember Aunt Florence with love always. Love, Barb and Rich

Dino Rudolph & Sandi McAninch

Jim, Beverly and Family Our heartfelt sympathy at this most trying of times. You are in our hearts and prayers.

Colleen Steele Dionisi

Jim, Bev and Family My thoughts and prayers are with you in this very difficult time

Christopher Ignaczak

Grandma, I love you and will miss you. Love Always, chrissy

fran and pat gray

our deepest synpathy to your family from a close neighboron mule hollow road

Kathleen Altemus

I'm very sorry for your loss. You have my sincere sympathy. Kathleen Altemus

Tawna/Gary and children

Our sympathy goes to out to the family. From one of her CB'er friends; we will always remember her at the coffee breaks. Very, very nice lady. We were known as Country Pumpkin/Pepsi

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