Marie D. Hawkins


Marie D. Hawkins, 88, of Warwick, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital.

Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Marie A. (Sarrasin) Dargie. Marie was employed as an assembler at the former School House Candy, Inc. until retiring. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and was a communicant at Holy Trinity Church in Central Falls for many years. Marie was also a member of the Eugene T. Lefebvre Post 1271 Woman’s Auxiliary.

Marie is survived by her two beloved daughters, Diane M. LeDoux (Anthony) of Warwick and Joanne Barboza (Frederick) of Pawtucket; a sister-in-law, Joan A. Hawkins, S.S.J. of Warwick; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was the loving mother of the late Warren J. Hawkins.

Marie’s family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Sunny View Nursing Home for their kindness and providing wonderful care to Mrs. Hawkins over the years.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 11 at 11:30 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Burial will take place in All Saint’s Cemetery, Warwick. Visiting hours have been respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be made to St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI 02889.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Ave., Warwick. For information and guest book visit


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