Geraldine “Gerry” Lucille Hawley, 87, Warsaw, passed away at her residence at 11:01 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.
She was born on May 26, 1930, in Burket to Mace Allen Holloway and Ida Pearl (Matthews) Holloway. On June 13, 1953, in Warsaw, she was married to Robert Louis Hawley, who survives.
She was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County where she was a 1948 graduate of Burket High School and she had lived on the family farm from 1962 until her passing. She was an Indiana University basketball fan, a bowler, cake decorator, seamstress and gardener. Most of all she especially loved her children and grandchildren.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 64 years, Robert Louis Hawley, Warsaw; and her three sons: Dave (wife Teresa) Hawley, Sanford, N.C.; Tim (wife Deb) Hawley, Warsaw; Jeff (wife Lisa) Hawley, Claypool. Also surviving are ten grandchildren: Jason Hawley, Amy Goodwin, Meredith Cowan, Morgan Roberts, Jenell Lehman, Stephanie Hawley, Carrie Clevenger, Maryssa Hawley, Kevin Hawley, and Jared Hawley; ten great-grandchildren: Makayla Hawley, Alexis Hawley, Blake Hawley, Lauren Goodwin, Ryleigh Goodwin, Beatrice Lehman, Jaxx Brigman, Roman Brigman, Cannon Cowan, and Carter Cowan; and her sister: Mary Phillips, Warsaw.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Michael S. Hawley in 2008; three sisters: Margaret Zartman, Loretta Holloway, Marilyn Hall; and three brothers: Charles “Chuck”, Nelson “Nel”, and Arden “Greek” Holloway.
Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.
Her funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by Chaplain Ben Pippen. Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.
Memorial donations in Gerry’s name may be directed to Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202 and would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s Web Site at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com