Dewane M. Hampton

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Dewane M. Hampton was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 11, 1963  the fourth child to the late Lincoln Hampton Sr. and Margaret L. (Cash)  Hampton.. He first lived with his family in Dorchester then at age the 5 the family move to Wellington Hill in the Mattapan section of Boston. There he went to school at the Martha Baker, the Charles Logue and Solomon Lewenberg, Madison Park schools and in 1982  graduated the Newman Preparatory High School.  In 1978, while both working at the Finest Supermarket he met Uldine Tse and they later  were married on April 7, 1984.

Dewane had been a doorman for the Meridian Hotel and Swiss Chalet for many years before earning a  Culinary Arts Associates Degree from Newbury College.  He work for many years in the hotel industry and as a professional chef for Boston area top restaurants and other local  organizations.  His first love was music and his trombone, inspired by BB King,  playing in the All City Jazz Band.  Dewane also played an acting part on Spencer For Hire. He enjoyed cooking, gardening and the latest styles of fashion.  His fun and often comedic personality was known by all that came in contact with him. He loved his family and his Mattapan community very dearly.

He is survived by  his mother, Margaret L. Hampton, his son Dewane Morris Tse Hampton, also  Uldine Tse Hampton, and  Nina , and  Christopher. Grandchildren, Damariah Nicole Tse Hampton, Omari Reid and Real Admas. Also, brothers, Lincoln Hampton Jr. of Cambridge, MA, Neill J. Hampton of Fort Worth Texas,  and his sisters Ruth N. Hampton of Boston and Nitanya G .Andrews of Stoughton, MA. He is joining his father, the late Lincoln Hampton Sr. and his brother, the late Sanford R. Hampton.

He leave a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and  friends, dear friend  Juanita Yancy and her son Jackson and the Chandler Family; best friends Peter, Mark and Dean and life long friend Sonja Grey.

Visitation Saturday, December 6, 10-11:30 followed by Funeral Service at 11:30-. in Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS…Interment  Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park..

Repast will be held at the Menino Arts Center, 26 Central Ave., Hyde Park, MA 02136.