Edwin O. Hawk (1932 - 2016)

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Edwin O. Hawk, 84, of Sharpsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at St. Paul Homes in Greenville, Pa.
Edwin was born on Feb. 29, 1932, to Delbert Duncan and Alice Lewis (Jones) Hawk Sr. in Sutton, Pa.
He graduated from Summerville High School. Following high school, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Edwin worked as a furnace operator for Sharon Steel, 40 years, until his retirement. On Feb. 29, 1956, he married his wife, Joan Kunselman, who survives at home.
He was a member of the Central Christian Church in Hermitage, Pa., where he cherished his many close friends. Edwin was also a member of the Faithful Club in Hartford, Ohio, and the Sharon Odd Fellows. He loved playing slow and fast pitch softball into his late 50s, baseball for Heathville and Farrell, golf, hunting, fishing, traveling, and attending his grandchildren's sports.
Edwin is survived by his loving wife, Joan Hawk; daughter, Patricia Joan (John) Greeno of Mt. Lebanon, Pa.; son Edwin A. (Ali) Hawk of Masury, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Sue Hawk of Ithaca, N.Y.; sister, Gale (Leon) Smith of Brookville, Pa.; sister-in-law, Lois Hawk of Brookville, Pa.; and three grandchildren, Emily Nicole Greeno, James Gordon Greeno, Caleb Alan Hawk. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by father, Delbert Duncan Hawk Sr.; mother, Alice Lewis Hawk; an infant brother, Delbert Duncan Hawk Jr.; and son, Harry R. Hawk.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at the Central Christian Church Hermitage, Pa., with Pastor Lew Voisey, officiating. Full military honors were offered by the Transfer VFW Honor Guard, following the church service. Burial took place in Americas Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.shermanfuneralhome.com
Arrangements entrusted to the Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Hermitage, Pa.
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Published in The Courier Express on Sept. 4, 2016
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