Katherine M. Hawkes, 66

PORTLAND — Katherine Morrell Hawkes, 66, of Portland, died on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Mercy Hospital.

She was born in Gorham on Dec. 17, 1947, the daughter of the late Calvin G. and Grace L. (Greenlaw) Morrell Sr.

Kathy graduated from Windham High School in 1966. During that time, she participated in many athletic programs. She was an All-Star athlete and talked fondly of those memories with her family over the years. Kathy also enjoyed watching sports, especially football. To pass the time, she enjoyed crocheting blankets for her family and friends. She loved spending time with her family and friends. However, the greatest loves and joys of her life were her five grandchildren.

Kathy worked for HP Hood in the late 1960s and 1970s. In 1972, she began her career as a stay at home mom. When she went back into the work force in the late 1980s, she was a cook at Cole Farms Restaurant.

She is survived by her daughter, Terri Sires of Casco; a son, William Hawkes of Gray; five grandchildren; her brothers, Calvin Morrell Jr. of Tewksbury, Mass., Stephen Morrell of Windham, Timothy Morrell of Windham and Michael Morrell of Windham; and many nieces, nephews.

Funeral services were held at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. Burial followed in the Smith Cemetery, Windham. For online condolences, please visit www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com

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