Sister Margaret Hamilton, OSU died peacefully on March 12, 2014 at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, NY. Born in Bridgeport, CT on August 31, 1926, she was the daughter of Isabelle and Philip A. Hamilton. Sister was a graduate of the College of New Rochelle and entered the Ursuline Novitiate in Beacon, NY in 1950. Sister taught at St. Jerome’s, St. Philip Neri, St. Angela’s parish schools in the Bronx. She also taught in Brazil where she served as a missionary and as assistant librarian at Ursuline Academy Junior School in Wilmington, DE. After leaving her teaching career, Sister Margaret was the librarian at the Academy of Mt. St. Ursula in the Bronx for almost 20 years.
Sister is predeceased by her parents, Isabelle and Philip and her brothers, John, Philip, and Richard. Her brother, Fredrick, survives her as well as several nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held at the Ursuline Province Center, 1338 North Ave., New Rochelle, on Friday, March 14 from 3-5 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 15 at 10:00 am in the Province Center Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ursuline Sisters Retirement Fund at the Province Center. Lloyd Maxcy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.