Mrs. Sharon Ann "Sherry" Hawkins, 56, of Clarksburg, Maryland, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the Kline Hospice House, Mount Airy. She was the beloved wife of James F. Hawkins.|
Born June 17, 1956, in Olney, she was a daughter of Lorraine Harshman Watkins of Clarksburg and the late Carroll "Toby" Watkins.
Sherry was a 1974 graduate of Damascus High School, and had been employed by Bechtel Corporation.
Sherry was very devoted to her family, and was a gentle caring person, always putting others before herself. She loved her pets, gardening, cooking and baking, and decorating her home.
Surviving besides her husband, Jim; and mother Lorraine; are her daughter Victoria J. Hawkins; sister Deborah S. Peganto and husband Philip; nephews Daniel Pegnato, and Jeffrey Pegnato and wife Dani and daughter Cora; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Jones and family, Jennifer, Chris and Cara Bowling and Jeffrey Jones.
The family extends a special thanks to her cousin Karen Huffer, and brother-in-law Phil Pegnato, for keeping up her spirits.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at Molesworth-Williams P.A., Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Wesley Grove Cemetery, Gaithersburg.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in her name to Kline Hospice House, 7000 Kimmel Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at molesworthwilliams.com.
Published in The Frederick News-Post from Apr. 19 to Apr. 21, 2013