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“My condolences to Paul's family. Paul was a great guy and I enjoyed the short time I got to know him. ”
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“My condolences to Paul's family. He was a fine man. He and Dorothy were among the first people we met when we moved to River Wilderness and we...Read More »
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“Sorry for your loss, Paul was my first VP and conducted many training sessions via video from Chicago to NYC while at CNA, he inspired all us ...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Eugene Wilkinson - Vero Beach, FL

“I met Paul when he was Chairman of the Reinsurance Association of America and he approved the RAA hiring me as General Counsel. I was with the RAA...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Debra Hall - Rockport, ME

“We were saddened on learning of the passing of our friend Howie. He was a fine man and he will be missed. Our prayers go out to the family. We are...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Gordon and Peggy Colson - IN

“So sorry for your loss, my condolences to the entire family. ”
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“To Brenda, Jim, Carly, Abby, and Jimmy,Your friends and family from GK all send their condolences during this difficult time. Your family is...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Graczyk - Orland Park, IL

“Paul was one of the most wonderful people I have ever met. He was kind, generous, gracious, dedicated. loyal, loving and honorable in all that he...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Cal Black - Phoenix, AZ - Friend

“Dorothy,Paul, Nancy and I shared so many good times together mostly in our Busuiness Relationship that we will never forget Paul was a Credit to the...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Franklin &a Nancy Haftl - NJ

“We were devastated to learn of Paul's passing. We send out condolences and love to al the children and their families. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Joe and Regina Smith - Bradenton, FL

“I met Paul originally through the Reinsurance Association of America largely in a social context. But I got to know him much better through a large...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Bob Hall - Rockport, ME

“Please accept my heartfelt sympathy; I am so sorry for your great loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all...Read More »
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“Sincere condolences to Cousin Paul's family. You have our prayers and deepest sympathy GOD Bless you all. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Joan & Tom Sharkey - Chicago, IL

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Age 83, of Mokena, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.

Paul is survived by his loving family, children, David (Susan) Hawksworth, Suzette Diaz, Michael (Kelly) Hawksworth, Jim (Brenda) Hawksworth; grandchildren, Michelle Hawksworth, Megan Hawksworth, Isabel Diaz, Carly Hawksworth, Abby Hawksworth, Marissa Diaz, Jimmy Hawksworth, Paul Hawksworth IV, sister, Marilynn Musson and special cousin, John R. Ruddy.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Paul & Stella Hawksworth, Sr. (Lekavice) and wife, Dorothy Hawksworth (Gnaster).

Paul was a member of St. Mary Church in Mokena. He was very devoted to his family and a friend to many. He pledged undying loyalty to his alma mater, Wabash College, in Crawfordsville IN.

The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 3:00PM until 9:00PM. Funeral service on Saturday, July 8, 2017 with chapel prayers at 10:00 AM to St. Mary Church, 19515 115th Ave, Mokena, IL 60448 for a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park, IL. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Wabash College, PO Box 352, Crawfordsville, IN 47933 would be or 815-485-3700 for info.