H. Andrew Hamilton, 85

August 15, 2011
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NOV. 17, 1925-AUG. 13, 2011

H. Andrew "Andy" Hamilton, 85, of Woodpoint Avenue in Hagerstown, Md., died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at his home.

Born Nov. 17, 1925, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Harry J. and Nellie J. Eyler Hamilton, and was a self-employed businessman his entire adult life.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Andy enjoyed playing piano at the Hagerstown City Market, the Elks Lodge and Lions Club.

He was a member of the Hagerstown Lions Club, Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 and BPO Elks Lodge 378.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Gertrude "Trudy" Shank Hamilton; a son, Barry A. Hamilton and wife, Diane, of Rockville, Md., and their children, Erica Hilburger and husband, Nathan, of Rockville, and Brett Hamilton of Los Angeles, Calif.

Funeral service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Shawn M. Bushman will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Musical Theater Center, 837D Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.

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