Darrel E. Hamlet, 76, of Holliston, lost his battle with cancer surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday, June 12. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Catherine (Demers) and Edwin Hamlet. He was the husband of Annette M. (LaRosee) Hamlet of Holliston.
Darrel was the owner of Hamlet and Son Painting for more than 50 years. He was a member of the American Legion, the Marine Corp League in Natick, and St. Michael’s Episcopal Church.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three children, Maureen Hart and her husband Lon of Hopkinton, Darrel J. Hamlet and his wife Camille of Upton, Michael Hamlet and his wife Patrizia of Milford; 2 step-children, Diane Fraser of Jamaica Plain, Donna Larkin and her husband Ted of Norfolk; two siblings; Shirley Chipman of Holliston and Edwin Hamlet and his wife Susan of Ohio.
He also leaves behind nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Holliston.
A memorial service will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Michael’s Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA of Greater Milford Hospice, 37 Birch St. Milford, MA. 01757 or to St. Michael’s Church, 1162 Highland St. Holliston, MA. 01746.
Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston.