William W. Hawley

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William W. Hawley

September 11, 1923 - November 06, 2018

William W. Hawley William W. Hawley, 95, of Plotts Road, Watsontown, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at his home.
He was born Sept. 11, 1923, in Cranston, R.I., a son of the late George A. and Myrtella A. (Brown) Hawley. On June 26, 1948, he married the former Lillian A. Byrom and they celebrated 65 years of marriage until her death on April 18, 2014.

A veteran of World War II, he served honorably with the Navy Seabees in the Pacific Theatre.

He was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and was employed as an Agriculture Research Farm Manager for Rohm & Haas Company in Bucks County for 33 years. Following his retirement he worked at American Home Foods in Milton for nine years.

William enjoyed working in his workshop and garden and attended Friendship Baptist Church, McEwensville.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Joel D. and Carol Hawley of Ontario, Canada, and Dennis W. and Carol Hawley of Watsontown; one daughter, Luanne B. Hawley of Watsontown; eight grandchildren, Kristen Turner and husband Rick, Matthew, Kendra, and Elissa Hawley, Adrienne Janelle Deline, Jonathan and Daniel Hawley, and Catrina Marchment and husband Andy; six great-grandchildren, Megan and Ryan Turner, Annamaria, Elizabeth, Josiah, and Silas Deline.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond G. and Burton G. Hawley; and one sister, Barbara P. Murray.

Family and friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church, 10 Voris Lane, Watsontown, followed by the funeral at 2, with his pastor, the Rev. Jason King officiating.

Burial with full military honors will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in his memory be made to the American Cancer Society for cancer research at www.cancer.org, or to Evangelical Home Hospice, One Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837, or to Friendship Baptist Church, 10 Voris Lane, Watsontown, PA 17777.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville.
Visit www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 7, 2018
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