Joyce Marie Hawke, 82

Joyce Marie Hawke

TINICUM TOWNSHIP, PA – Joyce Marie Hawke, 82, of Tinicum Township, PA, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Hunterdon Care Center in Raritan Township, NJ.

Born December 16, 1934 in Plainfield, NJ, Joyce lived in Milford, NJ for many years before moving to Upper Black Eddy in 1983. She worked at Eaton Yale Corp in Flemington, NJ and Burroughs/Unisys, also in Flemington. Joyce was also a homemaker. She enjoyed puzzles and collected owls. Joyce was a longtime member of the Frenchtown American Legion.

Daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian Marie (Knothe) Shallo, Joyce is survived by her two sons Lawrence E. Hawke, Jr. of Berkeley Heights, NJ and Franklin J. Hawke of Telford, PA, her two daughters Cheryl A. Waits of Vacaville, CA and Dawn M. Hopkins of Salem, NH, her eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Lawrence “Bud” E. Hawke, Sr. in 1982, her three sisters, and five brothers.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday evening from 6-7 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Frenchtown American Legion Post 113, 510 Harrison Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825.