Hamilton, Lucinda Elizabeth Brown Lucinda Elizabeth Hamilton, age 99, formerly of Hamden, passed away in Richmond VA on November 13, 2008. Lucinda was the widow of Russell G. Hamilton, Sr,, mother of Barbara Hamilton Black of Richmond, VA, Marjorie Hamilton Guess of East Windsor, CT, Russell G. Hamilton, Jr. of Minneapolis, MN & Randall E. Hamilton of Southbury, CT. Lucinda also leaves 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Lucinda was born in West Haven, CT on Aug. 6, 1909 a daughter of the late Randall and Bertha Van Derveer Brown, Sr, was a graduate of Hillhouse High School class of 1929 and a longtime New Haven resident before moving to Hamden. She was a secretary for the New Haven School System working at the Sheriden Middle and Hillhouse High Schools. Lucinda was a member of the former Dixwell Community Center, the Afro-American Historical Society & the Friends & Parents of Southbury Training School and was part of the Dixwell Community House Alumni Association. She also was an artist and amateur photographer. Her funeral service will take place in BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Friday November 21, 2008 at 12 Noon. Friends may also visit at the funeral home on Friday morning from 11 AM until the service. Burial will follow in Hamden Plains Cemetery.

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. May you find some measure of comfort from your wonderful memories of a life well lived. I know that Lucy will be in your hearts forever…the ones we loved live in our hearts through sweet remembrances.

  2. mrs. hamilton(grandma) u are truly missed around heartfields i missed ur laugh and smile….and yes i did got to the doctor i love u grandma until we meet again latisha

  3. My condolances at the passing of your loved one. There are many found memories of her from the time when she and her husband attended Newhallville Senior center while I was the Director

  4. To the Family May God comfort and strengthen you at this time and may His peace which passes all understanding keep you

  5. To the family of our dearly beloved Lucinda E. Hamilton, we the members of the New Haven Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Incorporated would like to express our deepest sympathy. Lucinda was a dedicated, faithful, and vital part of our club for many years. We still have photographs that she took at many of our functions. God Bless you at this time of sorrow. Jonnie Lewis-Thorpe, President New Haven Club of NANBPWC, Inc.

  6. To The Family, My sincerest condolences on the passing of your mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was truly blessed. May God’s eternal light, his everlasting love surround you at this time.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook