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 Marion K <I>Riordan</I> Hawkey

Marion K Riordan Hawkey

Brooklyn, Delaware County, New York, USA
Death 31 Mar 2014 (aged 89)
New York, USA
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Section: 12, Row: U, Grave: 149
Memorial ID 177500193 · View Source
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Robert HAWKEY - Marion K., 89, of North Massapequa passed away peacefully Thursday morning surrounded by her loving family. Born April 30, 1924 in Brooklyn, daughter of John Riordan and Ann Kistner Riordan, Mrs.Hawkey spent most of her youth in Valley Stream. She graduated in 1942 from Central High, where she met her husband Richard in the Press Club. Mrs. Hawkey had a successful career as an executive assistant at the Roosevelt Hotel before marrying Richard Hawkey in 1950. Together they raised six children, while Mrs. Hawkey was active in lay ministries at St. James Church. Later, she worked in the offices of the Diocese of Rockville Center until she was nearly 80. Mrs. Hawkey was known by all for her lively sense of humor, keen intellect, and inspiring resiliency. She took joy in her garden, her pets, and especially her family. In addition to her loving husband of 64 years, Richard, she leaves her daughters Mary, Regina, Marian,and Rosemary; her sons Rchard and John, her daughter-in-law Maryanne, her sons-in law Tom and Jeffrey, her grandchildrenEllie, Rina, Avi, Francis, Elsie, and Grayce Marion, and her great-grandchildren Gia, Adigan, and Jack. The family will receive visitors to celebrate Marion Hawkey's life at Chapey and Sons Funeral Home, 20 Hicksville Road, Bethpage from 2-4:30 and 7-9:30 on Sunday; a funeral Mass will be at St. James R.C.Church, Seaford at 9:15 Monday. Flowers are welcome or donations can be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church Breadline, 135 W. 31st St. N.Y., N.Y. or the Holy Apostle Soup Kitchen, 296 Ninth Avenue, N.Y.., N.Y.

Published in Newsday on Mar. 28, 2014

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marion K Riordan Hawkey (30 Apr 1924–31 Mar 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177500193, citing Saint Charles Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Not Forgotten - Wis. (contributor 48187279) .