Mr. Hawk of NuKen Dies at 42
Byron F, Hawk, 42, of 971 2nd Ave., New Kensington, died unexpectedly at 5:05 p.m. yesterday (March 9, 1965) in Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington. Mr. Hawk was admitted to the hospital a few hours earlier after suffering an apparent heart seizure in his home.
He was born Dec 26, 1922 in New Kensington to Byron M. Hawk of New Kensington and the late Margaret Streightiff Hawk.
Mr. Hawk attended local schools and was graduated by New Kensington High School in 1941. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was employed for the past 24 years by Jones and Laughlin Steel Co., New Kensington.
He was a member of the 7th Street Sportsment Club, New Kensington.
Surviving besides his father are his widow, Mrs. Iris Betler Hawk, a son, Richard, 7, at home, and one sister, Patricia Hawk, of New Kensington. His mother died March 20, 1959.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in Ross G. Walker (successor to Charles H. Hankey) Funeral Home, 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Dr. W. Donald Whetsel, pastor of the First Methodist Church, New Kensington, will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.
All members and retirees of Local 602 of Jones and Laughlin Steel Co. will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Walker Funeral Home to pay their respects.