Barbara A. Hawk

Barbara A. Hawk, 88, of Clarks Summit, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Dunmore Health Care Center.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lee W. and Majorie H. Hale-Reid. She was a graduate of West Scranton High School class of 1953 and Keystone College class of 1955. Barbara began her professional career at WGB1 Radio – WDAU TV in the accounting department. She also worked in the accounting, payroll and candy making departments at Gertrude Hawk Chocolates for 30 years and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for 23 years as a bookkeeper. Barbara spent her retirement serving lunches at senior centers for Telespond.

Surviving are her daughter, Pamela Heinly, of Shillington, Pa.; grandchildren Courtney Heinly and her fiancé, John Mulder; and Hunter Heinly and his companion, Ashley Beeh.

She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Esther Reid.

Private cremation took place at the Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Scranton, and are under the care and direction of Henry Roever, funeral director.

Memorial contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to the Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children, 537 Venard Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411; or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284.
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  1. Lynn Smith

    So sorry Pam to see Barb passed away what a wonderful person we shared many laughs in the years I did her hair what a sweetheart.She will be missed?

  2. Linell Donahue

    Condolences to Pamela and family. I knew your mother from Embury. Barbara was such a kind person and had a great laugh. My Dad and I would often see your Mother at the glider diner. I also saw her at the candy store.

  3. Paulette Vadovsky

    Pam and family, my deepest sympathy at the loss of your mom. She was a lovely woman.

  4. Peggy Pierre

    Barbara was a kind and loving person. A special person and a wonderful friend. I will miss her.

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