Winston K. Hawkins
HAVERHILL: Winston K. Hawkins, 91, passed away on June 23, 2012 at the Hannah Duston Healthcare Center. Mr. Hawkins was the husband of the late Estelle E. (Swasey) Hawkins who died in 1993.
Born in Haverhill on September 12, 1920, he was the son of the late Walter E. and Ellen (Dolan) Hawkins.
Mr. Hawkins was educated in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill High School, Class of 1939. He worked as an
electrician for 21 years at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and then worked at Henschel Corp. in Amesbury for 16 years as an instrumentation wirer before retiring in 1981. Mr. Hawkins was a member of Saggehew Lodge A.F. & A.M.., Haverhill Commandry, a 32nd degree Mason of the Scottish Rite, and the Aleppo Shrine. He was a member of the former Emmanuel Baptist Church. In years past Mr. Hawkins enjoyed the time spent woodworking.
His survivors include his cousin; Judith DeCesare of Salem, NH; nieces, Norma Merrick of Haverhill, Barbara Stewart and her husband Lee of Haverhill, Brenda Tyson and her husband David of Fort Mills, SC
Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Calling hours will precede the service from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
Donations in his memory may be made to the charity of donor's choice.