HAWLEY, Claude Sinclair
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Born in Mabou, Nova Scotia, on July 24, 1930, passed to eternal rest after a courageous battle with illness, on November 11, 2012 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Gertrude (nee MacDonald) Hawley. Loving father of Kevin, Damian, and the late Daniel Hawley (2011). Proud grandfather of Earl, Kaitlyn and Michael and great-grandfather of Joseph Daniel. Predeceased by his parents Earl & Anna Hawley. Dear brother of Noreen Martel of Windsor, Joy & Don Crabbe of Coldstream, B.C., James & Mary Hawley of Truro, N.S., Winston Hawley of Sarnia, the late Eugene Hawley, and late Jayne Capstick. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. He graduated from Windsor University and was employed at Champion Sparkplug for 30 years. Sinclair had many interests; birdwatching, reading, and he loved to spend his summers in Mabou and walk the beaches and trails, and go to the dances at West Mabou and Glencoe. He was a fifty year member of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish, a long time member of the Cape Breton Club of Windsor, and a member of the Tuesday & Thursday card group. He also liked to win a bit at the racetrack. Visiting at
WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME
(Main Chapel) 519-253-7234
1700 Tecumseh Rd. E.
on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 3-5 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers at 4:30 p.m. Friends and relatives are invited to gather at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (844 Raymo Rd at Wyandotte St.) on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Private interment to follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared with the family at
Published in The Windsor Star on Nov. 13, 2012