What is Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss?

Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Academy of Grief and Loss
Academy Events

Academy Events

Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
Community Events

Community Events

Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

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Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Ellen L. McCormick

Des Moines

Ellen L. McCormick, 81, passed away December 3, 2017 at Des Moines Rehab. She is survived by her children, Bonita (Bill) Lane, Bruce, Brian and Jason (Jeanine) McCormick, Jody (Eric) Barrett and Missy (Fred) Loudenslager; brother, Louie Marshall; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.