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Raymond Richard Hawkes

HAWKES – Raymond R., 98, of Caledonia, Queens County, passed away peacefully in North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
Born in West Caledonia, Raymond was a son of the late Richard and Grace (Crouse) Hawkes.
Raymond worked on his father’s farm in his early years as well as in the woods. He was a former employee of Bowater’s Oakhill Sawmill and Willis Forrest Mill. Raymond enjoyed the woods, hard work, horses and horse pulls at exhibitions. He also took pride in his cars and trucks and his garden. He will be remembered as a social, kind and gentlemanly person with a great sense of humour who loved lexicons and card parties.
He is survived by his daughter Sue (Ken) Chorney of Dartmouth, his step daughter Mary (Ron) Miller of Blockhouse. His sisters Marie Rowter of Bridgewater, Irene Murray of Wilmington, MA, Evelyna (Gerald) MacQuarrie of Pleasant River. His brothers Robert (Mildred) of West Caledonia, Fred (Ruth) of Harmony and Vernon (Joyce) of Hunt’s Point.
Raymond was predeceased by his wife June (Judge), sisters Eleanor Donnellan and Elizabeth Weagle and brothers Gerald, Paul, Herman and Arthur.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Visitation will be Monday, January 28, 2019 from 1 until 2 p.m. and a memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. both in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. No flowers b y request, donations may be made to an charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to


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