Published On: Thu, Jun 12th, 2014

Marion Hawke

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Marion Grace Hawke, age 77, of Buckeye, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye.

Born February 12, 1937, in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Morton Zophar and Grace Elizabeth Hunt.

Marion was a mother of four, and enjoyed being part of the Pocahontas County Senior Citizens. She worked for the University of Maryland as a key punch operator, and entered data for Arbitron.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Philip Hawke.

She is survived by three daughters, Valerie Sue Demas, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, Karin Lee Hawke, of Laurel, Maryland, and Connie Marie Owens, of Gwynn Oak, Maryland; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Katherine Jean Robbins, of Arlington, Texas; and a brother, Morton Zophar, Jr., of Hagerstown, Maryland.

A small gathering was held June 11 at the Hillsboro Senior Center.

The body will be interned at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Bladensburg, Maryland.

Online condolences may be made at

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