James Patrick, Ph.D. & Connor Brendan HamiltonJuly 2, 2016
James Patrick Hamilton, Ph.D., (43) and Connor Brendan Hamilton (10)
of Horseheads passed away together July 2, 2016 as a result of a Jet Ski accident in Ocean City, NJ.
Jim was born in Coatesville, PA, March 17, 1973 to Jack and Ellen Hamilton, and Connor was born in Lone Tree, CO, June 14, 2006 to Jim and Holly Hamilton.
Surviving are Jim’s wife and Connor’s mother, Holly (Anderson) Hamilton;
daughter and sister, Cassie;
Jim’s parents and Connor’s grandparents, Jack and Ellen Hamilton;
Jim’s brother, John (Jenn) Hamilton;
Holly’s mother and Connor’s grandmother, Gloria Anderson;
Holly’s sister, Cindy (George) Henry;
and a host of extended family members and friends.
Jim received both his undergraduate and Ph.D. at Penn State University. He was employed at Corning Inc. as a Development Associate. Connor was a student at Gardner Road in Horseheads.
As fathers and sons do, they enjoyed Cub Scouts, soccer, lacrosse, and trumpet together.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home, 413 S. Main St., Horseheads on Friday July 8, 2016 from 4-7:00 pm. Family and friends are further invited to call at the First United Methodist Church, 1034 W. Broad St., Horseheads on Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 11-12:00 noon where their service will be celebrated together at 12:00 noon. Burial service will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads.
Those wishing to do so may remember Jim and Connor with memorial donations to the Boy Scouts of America, Five Rivers Council, 244 W. Water St, Elmira, NY 14901. Condolences and remembrances at