Jane S. Hawkins age 78, of Greenwich, CT passed away peacefully at home after a hard fought battle with cancer on Sunday July 1, 2018. Jane was born on March 14, 1940 in New York City on a damp, brisk late winter Thursday, the second of three children born to Bromley S. Stone and Mary W. Ives. Jane grew up in Oyster Bay, Long Island. She graduated from Fox Hollow School in Lenox, MA. She often spoke fondly of her time spent in Washington, CT with family and particularly her maternal Granny.
Shortly after graduation she ventured back to the city and began her career at ABC Studios as an office manager and secretary in the News Division. While at ABC she was introduced to the love of her life Ronnie “The Capt” Hawkins a director in the Sports Division. They were married on January 29, 1965 and in September of 1969 they welcomed twin son’s to the world. In the summer of 1972 they moved with the boys to Riverside, CT. One of Jane’s favorite things to do was spend time at Tod’s Point Beach doing her crossword puzzles and keeping a lookout on the sound.
Jane is survived by her beloved son’s Christopher (Lisa) Hawkins of Ridgefield, CT, Ronald “Scott” Hawkins (Denise) of Greenwich, CT, brother George C. Stone of Seminole, FL, sister Mary “Mimi”Medina of Alto Vista, Noord, Aruba, her adored and beloved grandchildren Michael Hawkins of Greenwich, CT, Abigail, Thomas and Tyler Hawkins of Ridgefield, CT, several niece’s, nephew, great-nephew and cousin’s. In addition to her parent’s she was predeceased by her husband Ronnie in 1980.
A memorial service will be held at St. Saviour’s Episopal Church, 350 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 10:00am.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.