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Eileen (Huart) Hawes

January 10, 2023


On January 10, 2023, Eileen Huart Hawes left her family and friends peacefully after a short illness, and passed into eternity. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Ernest Huart and the late Helen Biadas Huart.

Eileen was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and Mount St. Joseph College earning a Bachelors Degree in Education. She also held a Masters Degree in Special Education from Providence College. Mrs. Hawes taught for the Woonsocket Education Department for 33 ½ years, retiring in 2003. She was then hired as a District Mentor for the same system, retiring in 2009.

Eileen was a member of the Woonsocket Teachers' Guild for over 40 years. She first served as a steward and was then elected to the board as an Elementary and then Middle School Representative. She was appointed in 2003 as the Retiree Representative. Eileen was a charter member of the Women's Education Society, Alpha Delta Kappa, and a member of REACT, a retired teachers' activity group.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Ronald Hawes of Woonsocket, her brother Brian Huart of Woonsocket, her step-son, Scott and daughter-in-law Lindsay, of Mansfield, and her step-daughter, Heather and her husband, Matthew Kinnealey of Bridgewater; four grandchildren, Samantha, Ryan and Victoria Hawes and Julianna Kinnealey; her brother-in-law, Douglas Hawes and his wife, Jeanne, of Dedham; and her sister-in-law, Cynthia Hawes of Dedham.

Mrs. Hawes and her husband were avid travelers and liked road trips and vacationing with their dog, Bentley. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed movies, painting, biking, dancing, reading, crafting, and caring for her cherished grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 10:30AM in St. Joseph's Church, 1200 Mendon Road, Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Farm Street, Blackstone. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 4-7PM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main Street, Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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January 17, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holt Funeral Home
510 S Main St
Woonsocket, RI 02895

January 18, 2023

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Joseph's Church
1200 Mendon Rd.
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Interment following funeral service
January 18, 2023

St. Charles Cemetery
Farm Street
Blackstone, MA 01504


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