April 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Mary Louise Hamilton, 78, of Hope

By Norman Funeral Home-

Mary Louise Hamilton, 78, of Hope, died at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Mary Louise had been employed at Flat Rock-Hawcreek School System for many years. She was a member of the Hope Moravian Church, where she was the organist.

She enjoyed music, playing piano, singing in the choir, and reading. Mary Louise also enjoyed spending time with her family.

Born on September 15, 1938 in Hope, Mary Louise was the daughter of Horace G. and Beulah M. Harris Schaefer. She married Virgil L. Hamilton on July 13, 1957, and he preceded her in death on September 9, 2008.

Survivors include children, Gary (Dianne) Hamilton of Charlottesville, VA, Laura (Lin) Lynch of Urbana, OH, Michael (Alyssa) Hamilton of Thousand Oaks, CA, James Hamilton, and Steven (Sharri) Hamilton, both of Hope; grandchildren, Jennifer (Joe) Weeks, Susanne (John) Lintz, Caleb Hamilton, Amy (Ian) Hallenius, Ellen and Emilie Hamilton, Megan (Trey) Ford, Kaleb Cox, Marlena, Lee, and Ryan Hamilton; great-grandchildren, Abbie and Drew Weeks, Ellie and Owen Hallenius, Sarah and Caroline Lintz, and Gabe and Noah Ford; sister, Rosalyn Brough of Mason, OH; nieces and nephews, Ian (Tracey) Holder, Greg (Marianne), Shaelyn, and Brayden Fett, and Katie (Jason), Claire, and Kenlee Ryan.

The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Hope Moravian Church with Pastor Andy Kilps officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Burial will be at Hope Moravian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or to the Moravian Music Foundation, 457 S. Church St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101, moravianmusic.org

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