It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of
our OPSEU brother, Jamie Hamilton, who passed away at home in Parkhill,
Ontario on September 18th, 2009. Jamie had retired from his
career in Children’s Mental Health. Jamie was a founding member of
OPSEU’s Children’s Treatment Sector in 1990. He worked at
Madame Vanier Children’s Services in London Ontario for 34 years and was
active in Local 144. He served as President and Chief Steward and was
committed to both labour and social justice advocacy. Jamie was
passionate in his debates, and was incredibly supportive and encouraging
of younger labour activists.
Jamie is survived his beloved wife and best friend
Boneita (Edmunds) his son James Quintus C. Hamilton and daughter-in- law
Angie Richter of Parkhill. His funeral was held September 23rd.
Donations to Madame Vanier Children's Services, 871 Trafalgar St.,
London, N5Z 1E6 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Children’s Treatment Sector