November 14, 1947 – August 6, 2012
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Douglas Hawkins, who died in his sleep at home on Monday, August 6, 2012, at the age of 64 years.
Doug is survived by brothers, David (Patricia) of Victoria, BC, Griffith (Lillian) of Rimbey, AB, and Alex (Joan) of Edmonton, AB; sister Marie Harrington (Tim) of Sylva, North Carolina, USA; two step-children; and his many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Ann-Marie Nielsen in 2008; and by his mother Elizabeth in 2009 and father Stanley in 1992.
Doug was a gifted athlete throughout much of his life and enjoyed participating in many sports, especially baseball, hockey, racquetball, and, in his later years, golf. Employed by Prudential Steel of Calgary for more than two decades, he contributed significantly to his workplace through his labour union activities and served for several years as president of the Calgary local of the United Steelworkers of America.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells(2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Douglas Hawkins, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences