Melissa Sue Hamilton
Melissa Sue Hamilton, 60, of Union Township passed away Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at her residence.
Melissa was born on Oct. 3, 1959, in New Castle, a daughter of the late John C. and Nancy L. (Cook) Stoner.
A lifelong area resident, she graduated from Union High School in 1977.
Melissa had a long career in banking, and in recent years, she worked as the manager of WesBanco Inc. of Neshannock Township.
She was affiliated with the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce and the Warner Theatre Group in New Castle, and was also a member of the International Order of the Rainbow.
Melissa enjoyed cooking, baking with her grandsons, and taking trips to the casino.
Her husband, Richard P. Hamilton, whom she married on July 26, 1980, survives at home.
Also surviving are a daughter, Jennifer (fiancé, Lucas Packner) Hamilton; two sons, Matthew (fiancé, Mary Arendosh) Hamilton, and Andrew (Susan) Hamilton; a brother, John (Connie) Stoner; two grandsons, Grant and Jack Hamilton, whom she adored; a niece, Ashley Wetzel; a nephew, Nicholas Stoner; and a great-nephew, Grayson Wetzel.
Funeral services will be held privately.
A public memorial service will be planned for a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 111 W. Falls St., New Castle.
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Published on March 25, 2020


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Maureen Chiafullo-Haid
Mar 28, 2020
My condolences to this entire wonderful family. I always loved seeing Melissa at the bank throughout the years.
Marilyn and I are both so sorry for the loss of your beautiful sister.
barb howe
Mar 27, 2020
so sorry you will be missed had so much fun bowling with you god bless
Linda Fox
Mar 27, 2020
I just heard the news. I am so heartbroken. Melissa and I had so much fun bowling together. She was always so fun to be around. She adored her family. You all have my deepest sympathy.
Bobbie and Dave Wellman
Mar 27, 2020
Our deepest sympathy, Dick, Matt(Mary), Andrew(Sue), and Jen(Luke). Melissa was a friend for many years, she was one great lady and will be missed very much by all that knew her. Grant and Jack, you were the apples of your grandma's eye. Prayers to all of you!
Lynn Ann Hamed
Mar 27, 2020
Sending Prayers. Very sad to hear this.
Rosaria Badagliacca
Mar 27, 2020
My deepest sympathies to the family!
God bless you all!!
Debbie Chill
Mar 27, 2020
I have worked with Melissa at the Neshannock office since November, and even though it”s a short time I’ve grown close to her. She had a welcoming, caring, and nurturing way about her, that touches everyone she was around. I will miss her as our boss, and especially as a friend . My deepest condolences to her entire family😥 Rest In Peace Dear Melissa🙏
Maryanne Genareo
Mar 27, 2020
So sorry to hear this, My Deepest sympathy 💔Many prayers for the family at this difficult time!
Lesley and Chris Vignolini
Mar 27, 2020
So sorry for you loss. Melissa was funny and snarky...and had an amazing sense of humor!
Jim and Debbie Armstrong
Mar 27, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. You have our Deepest Sympathy.
sue & rick Cox
Mar 26, 2020
always enjoyed her working at our store. my condolences