Dr. Norm Hawkins


1930 - 2015

Of Oliphant (formerly Guelph), peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services Wiarton on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Norman Alderson Hawkins at the age of 85 years. Beloved husband and best friend to Marian (nee Hutchison) for over 52 years. Cherished father of Dr. Debbie Hawkins, of Burlington and the late Russell Hawkins (2012) of Guelph; loving father-in-law of Elvira Hawkins, of Southampton. Proud and loving grandfather of Justin Hawkins. Brother of Russell and his wife Gladys, of St. George; and brother-in-law of Bill Hutchison and his wife Sandra, of Toronto. Uncle to Bruce, Gail, Donna, Doug, Suzanne, John, Laurie, Lynn, Susie and Cathy; and step-uncle to Stephanie and Shannon. Predeceased by his parents Russell and Lily; a brother, Dr. Doug Hawkins and his wife Merle. As a veterinarian, Norm was a founding owner of the first private companion animal practice in Guelph. Prior to that, a RCMP officer and a school teacher. His love of dogs and cats is legendary to those who knew him. Family invite friends to gather with them to celebrate Norm’s life at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341, on Sunday July 26, 2015 from 1-3 PM. Cremation has taken place. Donations to the BPHS Foundation would be appreciated

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