Obituary for the late Douglas Hamilton Maj (Ret’d) CD, BEng, BS, MSME, PhD, PEng

Hamilton, Douglas Robert Maj (Ret’d) CD, BEng, BS, MSME, PhD, PEng – Passed away peacefully at Providence Care Hospital at the age of 78. He is the beloved husband of 56 years to Valerie (nee Haunts), caring father of Bruce and David (Alisha) and devoted grandpa to Benjamin and Charlotte. Doug was the son of Walter (Reg) and Frankie Hamilton (nee Davies) and brother to Ross Hamilton. Doug enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He loved playing bridge and was an active member of the Kingston Chapter of the Professional Engineers. He will be greatly missed by his many extended family and friends in the community.

Doug entered RMC at the age of 17 and began his 31-year varied career in the military. Doug was a lifelong learner and earned his Masters of Mechanical Engineering from the US Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University.

There will be a Celebration of Life for Doug at James Reid Funeral Home, 1900 John Counter Blvd on Sunday, July 23, 2023 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm in the Celebration Centre. Please enter through the rear doors.

A private family inurnment will take place at Cataraqui Cemetery in the Field of Honour at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to UHKF – Providence Care Hospital.

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