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in memory of

Margaret Elaine Hawkins

Margaret Elaine Hawkins

28th July 1929 - 29th August 2021

   née Cooper

    ( Laine )


    Loved and Adored wife of Colin (dec)


    Most precious mother of Jane, Mark, Kerrie and John (dec)


Respected mother in law of Ed, Leanne, Phil and Helen


     Adored by her Grandchildren

     Xavier, Elliott, Millie, Sam, Adam, Peter and Chloe


    Beloved great nan of

    Sophie, Summer and Archie


    We were all so honoured to have had you in our lives for so long.

    Your courage over the past years was an inspiration to us all.

    In our Hearts forever never to be forgotten.


Funeral Mass to celebrate Elaine's life will be held
on Saturday 4th September at 1.30pm.
    Due to the current covid restrictions, the service will be private and attendance is by invitation only.

You may however like to join us via livestream.

To do this please return to the home page of this website and click on the livestream button.  

The service will be live approximately 5-10 minutes prior to commencing.

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19 responses to “Margaret Elaine Hawkins”

  1. Janine Cooper says:

    Loved sister (Lainey) of Barry (dec), sister in Law of Joyce & Aunt to Janine, Craig, Mandy & Family.
    Treasured Memories
    Our heartfelt condolences and prayers to you all.
    – Janine Cooper

  2. Rosemary Stipanov says:

    I am honoured & blessed to have known Elaine, her love of her family was an inspiration.
    Together with Col.
    Sending love to all the family.
    – Rosemary Stipanov

  3. Jane Hawkins says:

    Loved you so much mum.
    Jane 💜

  4. Lynne Pickering says:

    Deepest sympathy to Kerrie and family on the passing of Elaine. A beautiful lady. Thinking of you all.
    Love Lynne Pickering and Family❤️🌹❤️

  5. Connie Forster says:

    Fond memories of my dear, long-time friend, Elaine. We shared many happy times together.
    I will miss you greatly. Love to all the family.
    – Connie Forster

  6. Nora McNair says:

    Deepest sympathy to all the family. So pleased I spoke with Elaine last month for her birthday. I first met Elaine when she visited her husband Colin when he was at Mirridong! Both wonderful people.
    Rest In Peace .
    Now together again.🙏
    – Nora McNair

  7. Lyn Firth says:

    So sorry to hear of Elaine’s passing. My father’s (George Pryor) much loved cousin.
    When visiting I loved hearing the stories of their happy childhood spent together.
    Now together again.
    Love to her beloved family.
    – Lyn Firth

  8. Elliott Hawkins and Tiffany Gil says:

    Love you a lot nan. Thanks for all the good times. We will miss our fish and chip nights 💙 Elliott & Tiff

  9. Sam, Steph and Sophie Hawkins says:

    92 wonderful years – we’re so fortunate to have had you in our lives for so long!
    Thank you for being the most loving, compassionate and understanding Nana / Nana-in-law / Great-Nana we could ask for.
    To know you are reunited with your two favourite people (Pa and Dad) is a blessing and puts our minds at ease!
    No doubt you’ve got lots of catching up to do and stories to share!
    We know you’ll be watching down over all of us for the rest of our lives.
    Love always Sam, Steph and Soph xo xo xo

  10. Anne Vale says:

    Rest peacefully Elaine after a life well lived dedicated to your much loved family.
    Our sympathy to you all ❤

    Anne, Martin & Ruby

  11. Suzanne Hewitson says:

    Beloved Sister of Len and Sister- in- law of Ellen (both dec).
    Special Aunty to Suzanne, Alana, Lenny and families.
    ‘Gentle woman, morning star so strong so bright’
    You will be dearly missed.

  12. Millie Hawkins & Jordan Breed says:

    Love you so much Nan. We’ll miss our Saturday takeaway nights with you.
    Glad we have so many great memories.
    We will both make you proud.
    – Millie Hawkins and Jordan Breed

  13. Glen Hurford says:

    Deepest sympathy to all the family. Precious are my memories of Elaine, a beautiful special friend. How I miss you, and love you 💕
    – Glen Hurford

  14. Adam Hawkins says:

    We will miss you very much Nan. Yours was a life truely well lived and well loved. Rest easy now with Dad and Pa.
    Adam, Katie, Summer and Archie.

  15. Kayelene Santon says:

    Deepest sympathy to Jane and family on the loss of your much loved mum Elaine.
    Thinking of you all at this very sad time.
    Love Kayelene and Fay Santon. ❤

  16. Mandy Beaumont says:

    Sending my love and condolences to the Hawkins family.
    Such lovely memories of my childhood spent with your family.
    Saturday afternoon car rides in Jellybean and coming to stay in the school holidays.
    Such a lovely lady.

  17. Dianne Jorgensen says:

    Many memories over many years. A beautiful lady, a very graceful lady.
    Deepest thoughts to my dearest friend Kerrie, Mark and Jane and all their families.
    Rest peacefully Mrs Hawkins.
    – Dianne Jorgensen

  18. Heather Geyer says:

    Special memories of Elaine, such a warm and gracious lady
    Deepest sympathy to Jane and family on your sad loss🌹
    Heather, Laura & Chris 💐

  19. Bishop Ron Stone says:

    We have so many memories of Elaine, our dear neighbour, friend, and honorary member of our family, for which we give thanks to God.
    + Ron and Libby

Funeral Details

4th September 2021 at 1:30 PM