Hawkes, Paul Allen

Hawkes, Paul Allen

May 30th, 2018

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018, at the age of 71 after a battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was predeceased by his parents, Lester and Ruby Hawkes of Moncton, New Brunswick and by his sister, Judy Therrien of Saint John, New Brunswick. He leaves behind his much loved wife and best friend, Virginnia Hawkes (née Norris). He will be sadly missed by his son Stephen Hawkes of London, his daughter-in-law Janice Merkley and his grandchildren Jordan Hawkes (Cassie) of Thedford, Brandon Hawkes of Parkhill, and Taylor Hawkes and Ethan Hawkes of London. Also survived by his son Paul Hawkes Jr. (Charmaine) and his granddaughter Ava Hawkes of London. He will be fondly remembered by his extended family, friends and his fishing buddy and close friend Jim Highland (Marlene) in Florida. Virginnia wishes to extend her thanks to Dr. Marco Mura, Dr. Michael Tancio and all of the Palliative Care Team, especially Nurses Reeja and Katharina, for their kind and compassionate care in our home. Paul truly appreciated everything you did for him. A Celebration of Life gathering for friends and family will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Cremation and interment at Woodland Cemetery has taken place. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Paul are asked to consider The Lung Association. 

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Pauline & Tom WrightWith deepest sympathy. He will be truly missed. Love Pauline and Tom
Linda DixonMy sincere condolences Virginia on the loss of your husband Paul.
Grace McCarronVirginnia, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories and the deep love you shared help you through this time. My deepest sympathy. Love, Grace.
Jackie JohnsonI feel so fortunate to have met Paul and Virginnia in Florida when I spent time there visiting niece Laura. I remember lots of laughter and stories! May similar memories comfort Paul's family and friends. My deepest sympathy to you.
Helen BurdachDear Virginia, I am so sorry to learn of Paul’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With sincerest condolences , Helen
Bonnie and Gary HolmesVirginnia, We are so saddened to hear about Paul. He’ll be missed by his fishing friends on the dock. Our sympathies to you and your family Bonnie and Gary
Karen WillmottMy thoughts are with you Virginia. Sincerest condolences to you and your family..Karen.
David and Linda ShrummGood fun, great gab feasts, lots of laughs. Honest, sincere, kind and loyal. Thank you, Paul for being a friend. Heart felt condolences to Virginia and the family. Sincerely.
Jenna HlembizkyMy deepest condolences to you and your family Steve.
Dieter Lobermeier and Anne LobermeierOf course we are shocked to hear the sad news about Paul's passing. Very glad we had the opportunity to spend some time with him and Virginia in April at their London home. We were hoping we would see him and Virginia again this summer. We will stay in touch with Virginia and wish her the very best. Luv, Anne and Dieter
Laura & Neil PickettIn the time that we knew Paul, he became family to us. We cherished the time we spent with both Paul and Virginnia and we always looked forward to our chats with them. Paul’s laugh, sense of humor, good nature and tidiness will be greatly missed. He made the world a better place and our lives are enriched having known him. You will forever remain in our hearts Paul! xo
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