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Betty L. Brott Hamilton, of Hornell

HORNELL-Betty L. Brott Hamilton, 84, formerly of Church Street Court, passed away Tuesday (October 30, 2018) at the Hornell Gardens.

Born in Franklinville, NY, December 7, 1933, the daughter of Gordon and Carrie House Patterson, she had resided in Hornell since about 1947. She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hornell VFW.

Betty had been employed at the Hornell Evening Tribune for 18 years, and as a nurse’s aide at the former Bethesda Community Hospital.

She was predeceased by her first husband; William Brott , her second husband; Bradley Hamilton as well as her sons; Ronald and Steven Brott. She was also predeceased by two sisters; Phyllis Snyder and Joyce Nichols as well as her brother; Robert Patterson.

She is survived by three daughters; Jean (Clarence) Freas Jr. of Stephens Mills, Judy (James) Bicker of North Hornell and Cindy Plank of Hornell, her half brothers; Gordon Patterson Jr., and Scott Patterson, 17 grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren.

To send a remembrance to the family, please visit The family is being assisted by Gerald R. Brown, Director.

The family will be present to receive friends at the Bender – Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St, Hornell on Friday (Nov. 2, 2018) from 4 PM until 6 PM where a Memorial Service will be held following calling hours at 6 PM. Rev. Dena Stevens will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Canisteo.

Friends may make memorial contributions to: The Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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