SCHROON LAKE Mr. Dean Hamilton of Schroon Lake, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2007. Dean was born in Manhattan, NY on November 11, 1952 to Jim and Jane Hamilton. He spent many years at home with his parents prior to joining Mountain Lake Services in 1989. Dean enjoyed spending time outdoors and also exploring his artistic talents. He was a thoughtful and helpful friend. He is survived by his parents, Jim and Jane Hamilton of Schroon Lake, a brother Gary and his wife Laura, niece Elizabeth, and nephew Stephen of Boston, MA. Dean has also had many lifelong friends from Ticonderoga and Schroon Lake. Family and friends are invited to gather to honor Deans memory at Kelly Edward Funeral Home in Schroon Lake on Friday, December 21st at 10 A.M. A reception will follow at Deans Home on Tip Top Road, Schroon Lake. In lieu of flowers, donations in Deans memory can be made to Mountain Lake Services, 10 St. Patricks Place, Port Henry, NY 12974, Attn. Dawn McCarthy.