Katherine Hawkes

CASCO/GORHAM – Katherine Hawkes, 78, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 at The Inn at Village Square in Gorham, after a long battle with cancer. She was born Katherine Hufnagel, in Pittsburgh, Pa. on April 18, 1943, daughter of Andrew and Kathleen (Wynne) Hufnagel.

Kathie graduated from Mt. Mercy College with a B.S. in education in 1965. She went on to get a master’s degree in Education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. In 1970 she married Ronald Hawkes, (a fellow Peace Corps volunteer). Together they raised their three children, moving to Casco in 1976 where they would spend the next 40 years.

Kathie was a homemaker when her children were young and then returned to teaching with the Raymond School Department. She was a very devout Catholic and was very involved in her church, Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Windham.

Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 24 at the Windham Chapel of Dolby, Blais and Segee, 434 River Rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m., Jan. 25 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 919 Roosevelt Trail, Windham, ME 04062. Burial at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland will be private for family.

To express condolences and to participate in Kathie’s online tribute, please visit http://www.DolbyBlaisSegee.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Kathie’s name to the Community of the Resurrection, PO Box 284, Casco, ME 04015.

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