Eleanor Marie Hawk

Date of Death: 11/24/2019

Eleanor Marie Hawk

June 19, 1926 – Nov. 24, 2019

Eleanor Marie Hawk, 93, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Sunday at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home following an extended illness.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Lewis and Bertha (Crist) Frey.  She married Robert P. Hawk on Sept. 15, 1951 and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1992.

Surviving are her sons: Paul (Nancy) Hawk of Hollidaysburg and Alan Hawk of Altoona; and four grandchildren:  Jennifer Calderwood, Jaime Karlie, Dr. Haley Holt and Alex Hawk; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; and sister-in-law, Wanda Hawk.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Calderwood; and brothers William and Herman.

Eleanor was a 1944 graduate of Altoona High School.  She was a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserves and had retired as a proof-reader from the Altoona Tribune and the Altoona Mirror.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona.

Friends will be received from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.  A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Father Lubomir Strecok, celebrant.  Committal will be held at Calvary cemetery.




To the Hawk family - I remember your mom fondly from our days as next door neighbors on Walton Avenue, my deepest sympathy to your entire family.

Bob Frank & family
Hummelstown, PA

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