WINCHENDON – Paul H. Hawkins Jr., 64, of 5 Bemis Road, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner.
He was born in Nashua, N.H. on February 24, 1956, son of the late Paul H. and Christine (Martel) Hawkins and grew up in Pepperell. He had lived in Winchendon since 1985.
Paul had worked as a blaster for several blasting companies and had most recently worked at Thomas and Drilling Co. His hobbies were fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He also enjoyed spending time at the lake house at Lake Watatic in Ashburnham.
He leaves his wife of 36 years, Lynn (Rioux) Hawkins; two sons, Joshua S. Hawkins of Winchendon and Matthew P. Hawkins and his wife Meagan of Winchendon; three grandchildren, Charles, Claire and Cameron; a brother, Harvey Donaghy of Royalston as well as nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Harry Hawkins and Karl Donaghy, preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2020 at 6 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Due to the covid pandemic, facemasks and social distancing are required.