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Dorothy Schnippert Hamilton

February 28, 1936 — July 20, 2023

Greensburg

 

Dorothy Schnippert Hamilton, 87, of Greensburg, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2023 at Redstone Highlands, Greensburg.  She was born February 28, 1936 in Greentree. Dorothy grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania and raised her family on Banning Hill. She was an English Teacher at the Belle Vernon High School from 1971 to 1991. Her passions were her family, reading, skiing, bicycling, traveling and she loved her book club. She was an avid skier for many years, and she really missed her Irish Setter, Dugan. Dorothy was predeceased by her parents, Althea Crichley Schnippert Stewart, William Schnippert, and step father Wilson Stewart. Also, predeceased by her husband David Hamilton (2019); brother, William Schnippert; sister-in-law, Doris Schnippert; brother-in-law, Donald Svitko; brother-in-law, Angus Hamilton; and son-in-law, Charles Ansell. She is survived by her daughter Kimberly (Hamilton) Ansell; son David William Scott Hamilton and his wife Kathryn (Douglass) Hamilton; grandsons, Wil and wife Elizabeth, Tom and wife Elyse, and Jon; two great granddaughters, Maeve and Annalise; sisters Carol Crichley, Pat Stewart and her husband Anthony Esposito; also, numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be planned for Dorothy in the near future. Contributions may be made to the Westmoreland Yough Trail Chapter of the Regional Trail Corporation, 111 Collinsburg Road, West Newton, PA 15089. Arrangements are being handled by Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, Greensburg. For online condolences, please visit www.kepplegraft.com.

 

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