c of Palm Beach Gardens FLA passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Regional Hospice in Danbury CT.  Born in Westchester County NY she was a long time resident of Scarsdale NY and Palm Beach Gardens FLA.  She was a graduate of Mount Saint Vincent College, an accomplished pianist, painter and cook. Daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Sassano and beloved wife of the late John Donald Hawkins. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: John and Sherron Hawkins of Alexandria VA; her daughters and sons-in law: Rosemary and George Sposito of Ridgefield CT and Lisa and Bill Byrnes of West Palm Beach FLA; three  adoring grandchildren: Alison Lorenz (m. Geoffrey), Megan Hawkins and Madeleine Sposito; and 2 great grandchildren: Avery Grace and Christopher Hawkins Lorenz.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel at The Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne NY on August  21st at  11:30AM.  Donations in lieu of flowers are requested to an Alzheimers research charity of choice or the Regional Hospice in Danbury CT.

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