Gary Allen Hamilton, 64, of Blawnox, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at his home. He was born October 8, 1954, in Natrona Heights to the late James E. and Stella Klimkowski Hamilton. Gary was a 1972 graduate of Springdale High School. He retired as a brick layer from Allegheny Ludlum Steel, Brackenridge. Gary enjoyed traveling to Poland and Palm Springs, California, was an avid reader of historical books and was known for his knowledge of the history of the United States. He was admired for his quick wit and was a self taught musician, teaching himself to play the accordion. Gary loved his family and was proud of his Polish Heritage and his love of Polka and Polish music. He is survived by his siblings, Suzanne (John) Eckenrod, of Roseville, California, James V. Hamilton, of Lower Burrell, Cynthia (William) Hvizdos, of Springdale and Marietta (Clint) Courtney, of Upper Burrell; nieces and nephews; and by his good friends, Bill, Rich and Ron. In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his brother, Gordon P. Hamilton.
There will be a celebration of life memorial weekend for Gary. Please contact his sister, Suzanne at Suzeckenrod@yahoo.com. Arrangements are under the care of the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688. Contributions in memory of Gary may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY. 10305. To send an online condolence please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com.
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