Ruth A. Hamilton 1937-2019

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. — Ruth Ann Barbier Hamilton, 81, of Johns Island, S.C., widow of Richard Paul Hamilton, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

Ruth was born Sept. 3, 1937, in Rochester, Mich., daughter of the late Melvin Joseph Barbier and the late Nellie Ruth Shattuck.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Christi Hirt (David) of North Charleston, S.C. and Debra Bacher (John) of Warren; six grandchildren, John Ryan Bacher (Teresa), Jason Bacher, Katelynn Bacher Rowe (Kevin), Alex Hirt, Bradlee Hirt and Zachary Hirt; and three great-grandchildren, Vincent Bacher, Michaela Bacher and Annaliese Bacher.

A funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, North Charleston, S.C.

Memorials may be made to James Island Rural Housing Long term and Hospice, 3624 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, SC 29455.

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