Alexander Hunter Hamilton June 27, 1941 - September 07, 2006 Peacefully at home on Thursday, September 7, 2006, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving, family in his 66th year. Devoted husband and best friend of Pat for 42 years. Much loved father of Paul, Heather and her husband Michael Tkach. Cherished grandpa and storyteller to Matthew and Jonathan. Dear brother of Mary and her late husband Andy Grattan, Margaret and her husband Tommy Coulter, many other sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends in Canada, Australia, Ireland, England and Scotland. Special uncle to Colin and Martin Coulter. Alex emigrated from Scotland in 1964 and had been a valued employee of Ferranti-Packard for 40 years. Special thanks to Dr. Bankay, Dr. Hartman, CCAC and nurses Marion and Debbie from St. Elizabeth's for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Children's Make a Wish Foundation would be appreciated. In honour of Alex, the family has requested that you sign your organ donor card. On line donations or condolences can be made at friscolanti.com At Alex's request, cremation has taken place. Friends and family will be welcomed on Tuesday, September 12th at St. Catharine's Cathedral, 67 Church Street, St. Catharines at 11 a.m. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 11:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 12 noon by Monsignor Wayne Kirkpatrick. You will be forever missed. "Hast ye back."