Lois C. Hamilton

    September 25, 1928  -  April 28, 2012


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Lois Jacobowitz Hamilton, 83, passed away peacefully at the Meriden Center on Saturday, April 28, 2012. She was the wife of the late Harry Hamilton of Meriden for 28 years.

Lois was born in Cabot, Vermont, September 25, 1928, the daughter of the late Raymond Rogers and Anna Monthei and the stepdaughter of Alvin Monthei. Lois attended schools in Vermont and moved to Connecticut with her family in her teen years. She was a champion bowler and later in life became the first woman manager of a large department store in New England, Stars Department Store in Wallingford. After Stars she became the TV Lady at the Meriden Wallingford Hospital on Cook Avenue. She loved to dance, garden and enjoyed music of all kinds. She also liked to go camping and in retirement loved to go to Myrtle Beach in the winter with her husband Harry. She was a cherished grandmother and loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart. She lived to watch them grow, play sports, sing, dance and perform, attending all their games, recitals and shows.

She is survived by her daughter Marilyn A. Lynes and her husband Robert of Meriden; her son Edward W. Jacobowitz and his wife Margo; and her stepdaughter Kathleen Singer and her husband James all of Wallingford; her six grandchildren John, Thomas and Samantha Lynes, Joseph and Keith Jacobowitz, and Brian Jacobowitz; 2 step-grandchildren Paul and Mathew Singer; her brother David Rogers and his wife Barbara of Middlefield; and many cherished nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her son Paul “Whitey” Jacobowitz Jr., her step-grandchild John Singer, and her brothers Robert, Larry and Raymond Rogers.

The family would like to thank Doctor T, the nurses, especially, Jennifer, Christina and Jackie and the rest of the staff at the Meriden Center for their skilled and compassionate care of Lois on her journey home.

A celebration of Lois’ life will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 20 Catlin Street, Meriden. There will be no calling hours. Interment will be private in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Meriden. In lieu of flowers gifts in her memory can be sent to the Maloney High School Allegrettos, 121 Gravel Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Attention: David Pellitier, music director.



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Born: September 25, 1928

Place of Birth: Vermont

Death: April 28, 2012

Place of Death: Meriden Center, Meriden, CT

Occupation: Lois became the first woman manager of a large department store in New England, Stars Department Store in Wallingford. After Stars she became the TV Lady at the Meriden Wallingford Hospital on Cook Avenue.


Memorial donations may be made to:
In lieu of flowers gifts in her memory can be sent to the Maloney High School Allegrettos, 121 Gravel Street, Meriden, CT 06450. Attention: David Pellitier, Music Director.

This memorial provided by:
Wallingford Funeral Home