Brian K. Hamilton


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Gloucester, Ma - The family of Brian K. Hamilton is saddened to announce his passing after a short battle with cancer on February 27, 2019. He was born in Gloucester, Mass. on July 12, 1950, to the late Franklyn E. and Dolores A. (Natario) Hamilton.
Brian graduated from Gloucester High School Class of 1968. He was a third-generation sign painter for the City of Gloucester, retiring after 35 years. Brian's greatest passion was creating his most impressive artwork creations in which he was a self-taught artist and included oil paintings, drawings/illustrations as well as highly detailed and painted clay sculptures which he created from many great horror and classic movies.
Brian is survived by his sister Bonnie Sweet, his niece Heather Sweet and her fiancé Sean Porper, his nephews Craig Hamilton and Shawn and Florence Sweet, great-niece Caitlin Hamilton, great-nephews Ryan Cusick, Max Hamilton and Michael Dennis, Robert Sweet Barrett and Ken Sweet Barrett great-great nephews Tripp and Bo Buotte, and his sister in law Lois Hamilton and his special friend John Padre.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brother Franklyn B. Hamilton and his niece Paula (Hamilton) Dennis.
Graveside Services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his to The Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill Street, Reading, MA 01867 or Christopher Cutler Rich Animal Shelter, 4 Paws Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930
Published on April 5, 2019
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7 posts

Koko mcphee
May 12, 2019
I love you Brian, I always will.
Rick Gonsalves
May 09, 2019
A very fine artist, and person who will be greatly missed by those who knew him
Darlene Kubik
May 08, 2019
My heart is destroyed!
Scott Gibala-Broxholm
Apr 27, 2019
I never had the good fortune to meet Brian face to face, unfortunately. But, luckily, I was able to purchase several of his remarkable resin model kits over the years. I exchanged emails with him a number of times and found him to be not only a gifted sculptor, but a kind and friendly individual. Bless you, Brian - a true artiste of the highest order!
Bob Knight April 10, 2019
Apr 10, 2019
Greatly saddened by Brian's passing. We shared several interests and I found him to be a very talented and generous individual. Gone way to soon. You are greatly missed my friend.
Peggy Berkowitz
Apr 05, 2019
Although I did not personally know Brian well, I first met his grandparents, parents sister & brother in 1947. I moved away from Gloucester in 1958. Then in 1965 my sister Lois married his Brother Bruce.............only seeing him at wedding etc. My heart is with the family who loved him so much, especially his Sister Bonnie!
Stan Berkowitz
Apr 05, 2019
RIP to a great painter