Laila Hamelin-Guilder

Laila Gene Hamelin-Guilder (Doner)

Sunday, May 24th, 1942 - Friday, April 24th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Laila Hamelin-Guilder, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Laila Hamelin-Guilder

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Laila's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Laila's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Fort Edward

Laila Gene Hamelin-Guilder, 77, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020, at her home.

Born on May 24, 1942, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late George Elmer and Helen France (Moumblo) Doner.

Laila attended Hudson Falls High School. She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Edward.

In 1994, she married Sgt. Roy Guilder of Hudson Falls. They spent 13 years together until his passing in 2007.

Laila enjoyed doing word searches, cooking and enjoyed dancing when her kids were younger. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Laila was predeceased by her sister, Diane (Brad) Talmadge; her niece, Morine Talmadge.

Left to cherish her memory include her children, Tamala Bristol of Cossayuna, Charmaine Martindale of Greenwich, Melanie (John) King of Queensbury, Lance (Karen) Bristol of Queensbury, Leon (Jody) Bristol of Schenectady, Angel (Brian Bennett) Bristol of Fort Edward; her grandchildren, Lalania, Resolve, Paytane, Brandon, Ryin, Zachary, Stephen, Eric, David, Leonard, Jerith, Devon Barcomb and Scarlett Vanderwerker; her great-grandchildren, Isabella Duquette, Lilah Jude Marie, Rozzlyn, Savanna, Sophia, Colin, Joey, Layla, Raelee, Dresden, Harrison, Nicholas and Arianna Grace; her fur baby, Freida; her nephew, Heath (Laura) Talmadge; a special great nephew, Mack Marshall; and many other great nieces and nephews.

Due to the Pandemic there will be no calling hours, services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are in the care of the M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 82 Broadway, Fort Edward.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Laila Gene Hamelin-Guilder (Doner), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Laila

Service Details

  • Interment

    Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    200 Duell Road
    Schuylerville, NY 12871
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Laila here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Laila Gene Hamelin-Guilder (Doner) by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Mary-Frances Gailor

Posted at 09:02pm
My sincere condolences and love to everyone.
Your Mom made me feel as part of the family from day 1 of meeting her.
She will forever be in your hearts and souls.
May she be resting peacefully.

B. Tidd

Posted at 06:43am
My heartfelt condolence to the family. laila will be missed.
Bill Tidd

Love, Aly, Mason, Buggy Bella

Posted at 02:01pm
Forever in our hearts we love you!
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of Laila Hamelin-Guilder — Plant a Tree Now

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: