April 22, 1935 – Calgary, Alberta
October 11, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Aurica Hawkwood beloved wife of the late Joseph Hawkwood of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the age of 79 years.
Aurica was born April 22, 1935 in Calgary. She grew up in Bridgeland and work for the City of Calgary Planning Department. She married Joseph Hawkwood in 1955 and gave up her city girl life to become a farm wife. She lived on their farm for the rest of her life. Aurica was a great volunteer with the Glendate WI, Chinook Hereford Bells, Calgary Stampede Agtively in the city committee, and any other community event that needed help. She was a lifetime member of the Cochrane Art Club. Art was one of her great passions in life. She loved her evenings out at the theater and the ballet. Mom also loved to travel with her group of friends. Aurica lived to entertain and cook for her friends and family. She enjoyed shopping and tending to her garden. Her door was always open and a place set at her table for her many friends and family.
Aurica is survived by her children, Howard (Nelle) Hawkwood of Cochrane, Greg (Janice) Hawkwood of Cochrane, Joanne (Kevin) Fraser of Cochrane, and Todd Hawkwood of Calgary; grandchildren, Eran (Aliston) Machan, Joe Hawkwood, Scott Hawkwood, Dan Hawkwood, Megan Hawkwood, Garrett Fraser, and Brandon Fraser; great grandchildren, Hayden, Denton, and Kaitlynn Machan; sister-in-laws, Margaret Chalack, Leona Hawkwood and Doreen Hawkwood; and many nieces and nephews. Aurica was predeceased her beloved husband, Joseph Hawkwood; parents, Catrina and Constantin Cholak; and sister, Jean Blackwell.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church (128 – 1st Street East, Cochrane, AB) on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Canadian Diabetes Association, https://crm1.diabetes.ca/bbis_CRMLive/donate, or The Calgary Stampede Foundation, https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/4426.
In living memory of Aurica Hawkwood, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences