Stephen D. Hamlin

Stephen D. Hamlin, age 87, died May 9, 2023, after a rich life of supporting his Canandaigua community.

He is survived by two daughters, Sarah Hamlin (Curtis Hill) and Amanda Hamlin (Erik Major); two grandchildren, Gibson Schwartz and Alyx Hamlin-Cahill; wife of fifty years, Barbara R. Hamlin; three siblings, Judy Hyde, Marion (Pete) Schwartz and James Hamlin (Melissa Free); nieces and nephews; and many cousins of several generations.

Passionate about history, culture, and the arts, Steve devoted himself to the past and the future of his community. In Rochester in particular, he was an early board member of WXXI, Geva Theater, the NY State Transportation Museum, and was Executive Director of the Rochester Broadway Theater League at the Auditorium Theater in the 1960s. Professionally, he was a VP at Schlegel Manufacturing Corp, part of a 23-year career there.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Hill Performing Arts Center, 20 Fort Hill Ave., Canandaigua, NY 14424, The Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum, 295 N. Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424 or Ontario County Historical Society, 55 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424.