Mary Catherine Hawes
Date of Birth: November 29, 1933
Date of Death: August 29, 2018
Mary Catherine “Squawky” Hawes, 84, of Huntington, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 29, 2018 at her home. Squawky was born November 29, 1933 in Huntington, WV, the daughter of the late Gordon Lee Hawes and Katherine McKinney Hawes. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, James Gordon Hawes and Julian Lee Hawes. She was retired from the VA Hospital with 29 years of service. She was a 29-year member of the Huntington Rotary Club International where she held the position of secretary and was awarded the distinction of the Paul Harris Fellow. Mary Catherine is survived by her life partner, Donald Brooks and three nieces, Susan Hawes Row, Laura Ruth Hawes, Marney Hawes and one nephew, Joseph Douglas Hawes. A graveside funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2018 by Monsignor Lawrence Luciana at Spring Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, it is suggested memorial contributions be made to the Huntington Rotary Club or to Hospice of Huntington.
From: Don & Grace Gosselin Aug 31 2018 8:30PM We offer our sincere condolences to Don Brooks and all the family of Mary Catherine Hawes on her passing to eternal life.
Don & Grace Gosselin
From: marc subik Sep 9 2018 9:24PM as a physician at the Huntington VA hospital, I had the pleasure of working with Mary Catherine. I absolutely enjoyed working with her. she knew her stuff and was bright, funny,witty, and professional all rolled in to one package. she was totally irreverent and and I know that was fundamentally her. my condolences to the family. Mary Catherine was a unique individual. God Bless.