Sharon Lee Hamilton, age 76, of Mendon, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.
Born June 7, 1945, in Celina, Sharon was a daughter of the late Loyd Russel & Dora Katherine (Krick) Simpson.
Sharon and Jim Hamilton were married on May 23, 1964, and he survives along with their two daughters: Kristina (Jake) Boroff and Kelly (Niel) Loll, all of Mendon. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren: Nathan, Evan, Avery and Meagan Boroff and Bella, Sophie and Ceci Loll.
Sharon is survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Danny Trisel of Van Wert, Dan Hamilton, Bill (Barb) Hamilton and Ken Hamilton, all of Mendon, Suzanne Sharpe of Spencerville, and Esther Hamilton and Kathy Hamilton of Coldwater.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Vickie L. Trisel, parents-in-law: John and Nellie (Hunsaker) Hamilton, and brothers-in-law: Gary Hamilton and Donnie Hamilton.
Sharon graduated as Salutatorian of the 1963 Class of Mendon-Union High School. She worked as a cook at Mendon-Union Schools and later Parkway Schools, for a total of 26 years.
A woman of faith, Sharon was a loving mother, devoted to her family and the Lord. She made certain her children and grandchildren knew Jesus. Sharon was an active member of the Mendon First Church of God, where she served on the church council and taught Sunday School and Bible School. She was also very involved in the outreach ministries of the church.
Community activities Sharon participated in were MURA (The Mendon-Union Recreation Association) and local variety shows. Working outdoors with her many flowers was one of Sharon's favorite activities. She also enjoyed making jewelry and trying new recipes. She loved her pets and all animals, and was known to take in and help injured animals.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, November 23, at the Mendon First Church of God, with her son-in-law, Pastor Jake Boroff, officiating. Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling Hours are 2:00 - 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 22, and from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 23, at Mendon First Church of God.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Mendon First Church of God.
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