Linda Maxine Hamilton

February 11, 1955 – October 9, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, wife, sister, and grandmother Linda Maxine Hamilton (nee Adam). A resident of Grand Forks, formally from the Okanagan has passed away peacefully, on Sunday, October 9, 2016 with family by her side.

She was predeceased by her father Wallace Adam (1982) and her mother, Elsie Adam (2015).

She was born February 11, 1955, in Lethbridge, Alberta, where she was educated, married and had her two children. There she worked as a printer for the University of Lethbridge. In 1977, she moved with her family to the Okanagan where she continued to work in the printing and photography industry for a number of years.

After upgrading her education, she branched into the field of Human Services, specifically working with children. She loved children, animals, and all living creatures. Had a great sense of humor. Her unique free spirit endeared her to all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving husband, Wayne Foreman (Grand Forks), and children, Cassandra Thomas (Grand Forks) and, Adam Hamilton (Chantal) (Vancouver). Her sister, Christine Hunter (Craig) (Twin Lakes), and Brother Terry Adam (Diana) (Halifax), two nephews, two nieces and six grandchildren.

Thank you to the paramedics and ICU medical staff of the Trail Hospital. A Special Thank you to Dr. Geoffrey Coleshill and the nursing staff at the Boundary Hospital for the devoted care and attention throughout her illness. Also, a Thank you to the Grand Forks Funeral Home for their gentle assistance and guidance during this difficult time.

In honour of her beautiful life, a memorial service with reception to follow, will be held at Gospel Chapel, 7048 Donaldson Dr. on Fri., Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC SPCA.

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