Victoria Patricia HAWKINS

Patricia was born September 9, 1940, in Kenora, Ont. She passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by family on December 12, 2008.

She is predeceased by her daughter Nicole. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, John, and children Suzanne, Monica (Jeff) McLean, Thomas (Mimi), and Lawrence (Shannon) and her eight grandchildren.

She is also survived by her mother, Mary Zroback, as well as two sisters and three brothers.

Prayers were offered Tues. Dec.16, 2008, to be followed by a funeral mass at St. Mary’s church at 11 am., Wed. Dec. 17, 2008. Reception will follow in the church hall.

The Hawkins family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Pascal and Sue Coutant, not only for their love, care and unbelievable support, but also for their friendship.  We also thank Dr. S. Bester and the caring staff at Chilliwack Hospital.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricia’s memory can be made to the BC Cancer Society or The BC Children’s Hospital.