Funeral services for Stella M. Hawes, age
100, of St. Joseph’s Nursing Home, will be held Friday, November 21, 2008 at
11:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating.
Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the
convenience of the family. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral
Home. Mrs. Hawes passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at St. Joseph’s
Mrs. Hawes is survived by one son,
Richard and his wife, Shirley of Ogdensburg; one daughter-in-law, Suzanne Hawes
of Avon Park, FL; five grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. Mrs.
Hawes was predeceased by one son, Robert, on August 31, 2004; four brothers,
Omar, Ernest, Leo and Elzar Richards; and two sisters, Eva Demers and Bertha
Mrs. Hawes was
born on August 21, 1908 in Moose Creek, Ontario, the daughter of Francis and
Virginia Vilneuve Richards. She attended local schools. She married
Willis Hawes on October 28, 1933 at Notre Dame Church with Rev. T. O. LaRose
officiating. Mr. Hawes died in 1968. Mrs. Hawes worked at the silk
mill in Ogdensburg and taught religion at Bishop Conroy School.
enjoyed playing cards and spending time at her camp in Russell.
be made in her memory to the St. Joseph’s Foundation and the Notre Dame