Byron Hawk, hit by auto, dies in CGH
In serious condition since he was struck by an automibile Wednesday evening, Byron M. Hawk, 67, of 1037 Kenneth Ave., New Kensington, died at 12:46 yesterday (Jan. 15, 1970) in Citizens General Hospital, New Kensington.
The elderly pedestrian was struck by an auto in Locust Street near Kenneth Avenue, New Kensington and suffered a broken pelvis, a compound fracture of the left leg and possible concussion. He was in the intensive care unit of the hospital.
Mr. Hawk was born Feb. 21, 1902, in Rimersburg to the late Frank and Margaret Burford Hawk.
A resident of New Kensington for the past 50 years, Mr. Hawk was a retired employee of General Electric Co. (now Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp.), New Kensington where he had 42 years of service.
He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose 53 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 533, both in New Kensington.
Mr. Hawk leaves a daughter, Miss Patricia Hawk, at home, a sister, Mrs. Vae Carey of New Kensington, and one grandson. His wife, Margaret H. Hawk, died March 20, 1959, and a son, Byron F. Hawk, died March 9, 1965.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Ross G. Walker Funeral Home, 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington, where a service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Arnold Slagle, former associate pastor at United Methodist Church of New Kensington will officiate. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Dorseyville.
All Members and retirees of IUE Local 602 of Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. will assemble in the Walker Funeral Home at 7 p.m. today to pay respects.
Members of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 53 will meet in the funeral home at 8 p.m. tomorrow to participate in a memorial service.
Fraternal Order of Eagles 533 will go to the funeral home at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow.