HAWKINS, Alfred Stuart

At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB on November 11, 2017, Mr. A. Stuart Hawkins, beloved husband of Dianne (Scammell) Hawkins of Pennfield, NB. Born in Saint John NB on July 28, 1945 he was a son of the late Alfred and Mildred (Stuart) Hawkins. A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, in addition to his wife Dianne, he is survived by his daughters, Lynn (Brock) Tucker of Letete, NB and Katherine Hawkins (Wayne Cheng) of Toronto, ON; his beloved grandchildren, Emily, Mackenzie, Morgan and Miles; his sister, Carole Hawkins of Richmond Hill, ON; brothers, Barrie Hawkins of Richmond Hill, ON and Dwight (Jaye) Hawkins of Fredericton, NB, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Charlotte Gail Hawkins. Prior to his illness Stuart was a truck driver by trade, having worked for numerous employers including Irving and Blacks Harbour Transfer. Stuart always looked forward to the annual blueberry harvest and devoted his vacation time every year. His grandchildren gave him his greatest enjoyment with their visits and special times. He was also a member of the St. George Masonic Lodge 12 F & AM. He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him. The family would like to thank all the staff of the St. Joseph’s Hospital CAM unit for all their kindness and care given to Stuart and his family throughout their long stay. It was very much appreciated. In keeping with the family wishes there will be no visiting at the funeral home. A celebration of Stuart’s life will be held at the St. George Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday at 2 p.m., with Pastor Gordon Cooke officiating, followed by interment in the St. George`s Catholic Cemetery. In Stuart’s memory, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of New Brunswick, Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences may be placed at www.stgeorgefh.ca