Linda Mae (Spaulding) Hamlin

MILLERTON — Linda Mae (Spaulding) Hamlin, 75, a loving wife, mother and grandmother and lifelong area resident, died July 30, 2018, at Noble Horizons. 

Linda spent many years as a housewife in addition to working for Becton-Dickinson in North Canaan, the Wassaic Developmental Center and most recently at Flood’s Sanitation Service in Millerton. She retired in 2008.

Born March 20, 1943, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Alice I. (Coons) Willard A. Spaulding. 

Linda was a graduate of local schools. 

On Sept. 11, 1999, in Millerton, she married David L. Hamlin Sr.  Mr. Hamlin survives at home. 

In her spare time, Linda enjoyed knitting and sewing, assembling crafts, family history and genealogy, reading (especially Amish stories and the obituaries) and most recently fell in love with digit solitaire.

In addition to her husband, Linda is survived by her children, Mary and Doug Benjamin of Oneonta, N.Y., Melanie and Patrick Barlow of Dover Plains, Paul and Donna Germond of Copake, Melissa Darling of Craryville, N.Y., and David Jr. and Heather Hamlin of Newton, Kan.; a brother, Robert Spaulding; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews and many friends. 

A sister, Dorothy Lupi, predeceased her. 

A funeral service was held Aug. 4 at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton.Burial was private. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Millerton Fire Company, P.O. Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546. To send an online condolence, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.