Mary Anne Hamilton

July 22, 2019 Brookhaven, PA Loved Her Family, Celtic Music, and Summer Barbecues

Mary Anne Hamilton (Schreiber), 76, of Brookhaven, PA passed away peacefully on Monday, July 22, 2019, at Penn Medicine Inpatient Hospice in West Chester, PA.

At her request, no service will be held.

Born in 1943, in Springfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry Schreiber and the late Dorothy Schreiber. At the age of three, she lost her mother and was raised by her late stepmother, Irma Schreiber.

Mary Anne was a graduate of Springfield High School. She went on to work various jobs and raise her children. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and granddaughter; listening to the music of Celtic Thunder, Bryne & Kelly; and summer barbecues.

Mary Anne is survived by her three daughters, Michelle Semola and her partner Gene King, Denise Verdieck and her partner Hector Tamargo, Bonnie Hamilton and her partner Vincent Ferraro; her granddaughter Olivia; her sister-in-laws; and her many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by all of her five brothers.

Mary Anne will be deeply missed by her beloved family and friends.

The family would like to thank the caring staff at Penn Medicine Inpatient Hospice-Chester County for all their support and care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, the National Kidney Foundation, or Penn Medicine Hospice-Chester County.

Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.

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Per Mary Anne's request, there will be no public services


  1. Mary Anne Hamilton was a great person to work with and became a good friend. She has touched many lives and will truly be missed.

    My condolences to her family on their loss.

    Carla J | August 5, 2019 at 9:28 PM
  2. I worked with your mom for many years and stayed in contact with her over the years. May you find comfort knowing she was loved by many.
    And I am sure Toby was there to greet her. God Bless with deepest condolences.

    Ruth | July 26, 2019 at 4:07 PM
  3. My sincere condolences to Mary Anne’s Family and friends .. I am also a member of the Celtic Thunder group ..We are all like family there and I know Mary Anne will be missed .. My thoughts and prayers are with you all !! 🙏🙏🌹
    Catherine Pastuck
    Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada !!

    Catherine Pastuck | July 26, 2019 at 5:42 AM
  4. Dear family i am ria from Holland we re friends on Facebook we spike almost every Day i am sorry she has gone we Will miss her all 💞 💞💞

    Ria vd wissel-dingemanse | July 26, 2019 at 4:14 AM
  5. My thoughts are with Maryanne’s family at this time. I was lucky enough to work with Maryanne or Mah as she was affectionately known at the answering service. You couldn’t ask for a sweeter co-worker and I’m grateful I got to call her Mah because she had the loving vibe of a mother.
    Much Love,
    Bryan Morell

    Bryan Morell | July 25, 2019 at 10:31 PM
  6. Mommy, where do I begin. You have been my best friend, my biggest supporter, my shoulder to cry on and my everything. How do I walk through this world without you by my side? I feel like my heart has been ripped from my chest and at times I’m unable to breath. I’m numb and heartbroken at the though of never hearing your voice and giving you a huge bear hug. I am however, grateful that you did not suffer. Things happened so quickly that it didn’t have an chance to sink in. I will be forever grateful for your love and devotion. You were such a wonderful Mother and even greater Grandmom to Olivia. You will be terribly missed and there won’t be a day that go by that I don’t think of you. It’s going to take a long time to get over this loss. Please send me a sign. Something that only you and I would know. I love you mosterest and I am lost without you. Until we meet again.

    Michelle Hamilton | July 25, 2019 at 12:32 AM
  7. Please accept my deepest condolences to the family and friends. I will miss so very much and being a sister-in-law, I would never have the priviledge again to have one like her. Caring and just hearing her voice soothed me when her brother, Richard passed and was at his side then talk about his little increses he had, made us laugh and keep him near to us. I will miss her.
    Love to all,
    Louise Schreiber

    Louise Schreiber | July 24, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  8. I remember her as a mother doing her best to raise three girls and support them. I remember her working at the pizza shop and the alarm center. I would give her a ride to the alarm center when I was around and she would work all night. She was always nice to me and I enjoyed talking with her and laughing.
    She will be missed.
    Michelle, Bonnie and Bear, your mother was a treasure and just a joy to be around

    Carl Alesi | July 24, 2019 at 10:20 AM
  9. To the Family ,
    I knew Mary Anne as Denise’s Mom and from the beginning I called her “Mom Hamilton,” each time we met. I know she was a Woman of Strength, of Good Will and a Mom who Loved her Daughters!
    A Mother’s Love is Forever …
    With Blessings and Prayers, Rita Patrick

    Rita Patrick | July 24, 2019 at 7:56 AM
  10. Mary Anne….such a great friend. I miss her. And I miss her daily texts checking on me. I miss our ‘catching up’ phone calls. I miss our lunches. I miss crying on each other’s shoulders and sharing happy things together.

    She loved you girls more than life…

    Celia Crowley | July 24, 2019 at 7:31 AM
  11. Michelle, I first met your Mom by phone when she would call in for you at work. Eventually she would talk to me for 10 minutes just so we could catch up before she asked to be transferred to you. :) She was always a sweet, kind and thoughtful lady. I know how special she was to you and you to her. May God rest her soul, and may she fly free with the angels in heaven. God bless you and your family Michelle.
    With love and deepest condolences, Aimee Schnee

    Aimee Schnee | July 23, 2019 at 10:09 PM
  12. To the Family. Maryanne and I were good friends, worked together until we retired. Texted everyday. It was like we were young girls again, expressing ourselves. She was a kind, thoughtful, caring and loving person. I loved her very much. I will miss her. She will be in my heart with me everyday.

    Mary Ann Burns | July 23, 2019 at 8:57 PM
  13. Your mom was an amazing lady, and I feel privileged to have known her. I know you will miss her deeply. I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

    MaryAnn and Neil

    Maryann Moyer | July 23, 2019 at 8:46 PM

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