MARY CATHERINE “SQUAWKY” HAWES
MARY CATHERINE “SQUAWKY” HAWES, 84, of Huntington, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at her home. Squawky was born November 29, 1933, in Huntington, W.Va., 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 and 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. Family guestbook at www.klingelcarpenter.com.