Hawkins, Catherine “Kay” Isabel (née Hazelton) – Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 in her 95th year. Predeceased by her loving husband Harry (1999) and infant son Rick. Also predeceased by her brothers Mervyn and Lorne Hazelton and sister Mary York. Special aunt of Judy (the late Dave), Larry, Marylou (Frank), Doug (Kim), David (Janice), Sheila (Roger), Carol (Gord) and many other nieces and nephews. Great-aunt of Cindy, Tracey, James; Morgan, Tess; Andrew; Cameron, Doug, Stuart; Kyle, David, Hannah, Louis; Russel; Ashley, Allison and Great Grand-Aunt to many.
Kay was born in Lindsay on September 2, 1926 to Fred and Elizabeth (née Waller) Hazelton. She grew up on Regent Street and attended Alexandra Public School and Lindsay Collegiate Institute. Kay married Harry Hawkins on July 1st, 1944. They enjoyed 55 years of marriage.
Kay started working for the County of Victoria at the age of 17. She began as a Court Clerk in 1957 and was the only employee. Kay worked her way up to become a Court Administrator for the Province of Ontario (Family Court Division). She was sworn in as a Justice of the Peace in 1975. Kay retired in 1986 with 13 employees under her direction. She continued her JP duties on a part time basis until September of 1994. She performed more than 1100 marriages in her time as a JP.
Kay was very active in her community and volunteered for many associations. As a Cancer volunteer she received her 40-year pin. She spent 30 years with the Ladies Auxiliary at the Ross Memorial Hospital. She was a dedicated driver with Meals on Wheels. In later years she enjoyed the comradery working at the thrift store at the Queen Street Annex. Kay received the Heart of Gold award for her many volunteer acts of service and kindness beyond the call of duty.
A visitation will take place at the STODDART FUNERAL HOME, 24 Mill Street, Lindsay on Wednesday, June 9 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, June 10 from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. A private family service will take place in the chapel at 1:30p.m. Interment to follow at Dunsford Cemetery, alongside her beloved husband and son. If desired, a memorial donation to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church or the Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Online donations and condolences can be made at www.stoddartfuneralhome.com
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Thursday June 3rd 2021
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Catherine Kay Hawkins Thursday June 3rd 2021..
Décès pour la Ville:Lindsay, Province: Ontario