Sheila Sharon (Salvaggio) Hamilton, of Milford, a teacher at Great Beginnings Preschool, wife of the late William Hamilton, died Oct. 18.

Born May 23, 1938, in Stratford, daughter of the late Frank and Mary Jane (Linton) Salvaggio. Mother of the late Susan Marie Hamilton, Brian Hamilton of Cary, N.C., Sharon Hamilton and Melanie (Hamilton) Sicotte of Milford. Also survived by four grandchildren, her sister, Bridget and her husband, Paul Martanis of Milford, a sister-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

Also predeceased by her brothers, Samuel, Frank, Donald, Charles and Richard Salvaggio and her sisters, Gladys Trisko, Alice Stephens, and Evelyn Riley.

William R. McDonald Funeral Home, Stratford.

Memorial contributions: the Salvation Army, 150 Gulf Street Milford, CT 06460.