Robert E. Hawthorne – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report

Captain Robert E. Hawthorne, 79, died March 10, 2001, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He served in the Navy from 1942 to 1972, retiring as Captain.

Captain Hawthorne was born August 3, 1921, in Philadelphia, to William G. and Genette (Hemenway) Hawthorne, who are deceased. He was married January 11, 1943, to Dorothy Garland.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Robert E. Jr.; two daughters, Garland H. Johnson and Hillery H. Graham; a sister, Cornelia H. Maytag; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother, William G.

A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Chapel of Our Saviour, 8 Fourth St. A private inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Ave., 471-9900, is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600, Colorado Springs 80903.

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