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Dr. John Hamilton Hewitt III

Dr. John Hamilton Hewitt III

March 29, 2022

Dr. John Hamilton Hewitt, III peacefully passed from this life Tuesday afternoon, March 29th, 2022. He is survived by Vivian Davidson Hewitt, his mother; Marie Anne Hewitt, the mother of his children; his daughters, LeighAnn(Arthur) Easton of Wauseon OH and Marivien(Clifford) Laschon of Pittsburgh, PA; his grandchildren: Leila, Arthur, Liam, Ada, Levi, Aaron, Lander, Andrew, Lily & Luveda; Extended family, dozens of cousins and countless friends.


A man by many names, a teller of many tales, a brother in St. Francis, a sipper of fine bourbon who spread joy to all who knew him, he will be deeply missed.

Viewing and Service at Crestwood Funeral Home
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Sunday, April 10, 2022 3:00PM-7:00PM
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St. Francis of Assisi Funeral Mass
Monday, April 11, 2022 10:00AM
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April 11, 2022

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My sympathies and condolences to you Ang- Ang and your family! May Dr Hewitt III Rest In Peace!


Posted by: Myrna Baraoidan - Pomona, CA - April 2, 2022

. as you transition to be amongst our ancestors, my loving prayers fly with you.


Posted by: Claude Sloan - Rockaway Beach, NY - April 2, 2022

My sincerest condolences to family. John was inspirational to many people from different pathways in life. His spirit lives in many of us. May God bless him and call if this loved ones.


Posted by: Jose Feliciano - Columbus, OH - April 2, 2022

John was smart, funny, wise, and and as many will remember, made history. I was there just a little 10-year-old at Fieldston at the sit-in when he stood up for what was right. I’ve never forgotten that moment, just a little girl, feeling a sense of pride, a peaceful protest, that we could make a difference. John left me his Fieldston archive. His love of books, music, his tomato garden he tended to, movies he love to watch, and when I got diagnosed with a debilitating disease, he was generous and kind. I think most of all John love God. I’m so sorry for your loss Vivian, as he would call you “the Chairman”. Thank you for being such a good mother. I know he loves being a doctor, a father, a grandfather. My condolences to all of you. Godspeed.


Posted by: Alexia Norton Jones - , - April 2, 2022

Rest in Power John


Posted by: Jesse Wardlow - Oak Park, IL - April 3, 2022

Fly free - thank God you are no longer hampered by physical issues


Posted by: Karen Sloan-Payne - Rockaway Beach, NY - April 4, 2022

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father.
May the Lord comfort you in your loss and may you enjoy the many wonderful memories of a life well lived.
The Team at Wolf Consulting


Posted by: Wolf Consulting Wolf - Pittsburgh, PA - April 8, 2022

Sending prayers and condolences to the family. I first met John when he came to visit his grandparents in New Castle Pa. I am deeply saddened to hear about his passing. Sending love and hugs to all of his family.


Posted by: Gloria Wilson - New Castle, PA - April 10, 2022

Sending prayers and condolences to the family. I first met John when he came to visit his grandparents in New Castle Pa. I am deeply saddened to hear about his passing. Sending love and hugs to all of his family.


Posted by: Gloria Wilson - New Castle, PA - April 10, 2022

I am deeply saddened to learn of John's passing. John was a roommate and dear friend when we met at Tufts University in 1970. During the many years that followed, John was a caring friend and teacher. He had a great love of life and cared deeply for those with whom he came in contact. John taught us many things about caring for and respecting each other. I can recall the many experiences when he would share his passion for African-American art, music and culture, and photography. He loved his family, and in many ways, he was a model on how to be a caring and compassionate person of faith and conviction. I will miss you, Dr. John. Watch over your family and friends. Peace be with you.


Posted by: Derek Allen - Cumming, GA - April 10, 2022

"Aunt Vivian" and Family,
We were so saddened to hear of John's passing. He was such a special person. You and the family have our deepest sympathy and love. May God bless you all.

Dr. Mildred D. Wilson
Members
The Pierians, Inc.
Prince George's County, Maryland Chapter


Posted by: Dr.Mildred D. Wilson - La Plata, MD - April 10, 2022

Sending condolences and love to you and the family. So sorry to learn of John's passing.


Posted by: Gloria Cosner - Charleston, SC - April 13, 2022