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George R. Hawthorne

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George R. Hawthorne

Posted: 1362236526000
Classification: Obituary
ALBUQUERQUE, NM: George R. Hawthorne passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at age 95.

He was born in Coshocton, Ohio on February 1, 1918, to Carl Henderson Hawthorne II and Gladys (Boetcher) Hawthorne.

He had a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio State University.
George retired from the United States Army Corp of Engineers.
He worked for Sandia Base after World War II where he met his wife, Donelle Carson.
George was assigned to the Manhattan Project to build Los Alamos for the Los Alamos National Laboratories.
George also worked at the National Guard Training Center teaching Army officers.

He was preceded in death by his wife Donelle; their daughter Janet; granddaughter Sage and grandson Stuart.

George is survived by his children Joyce Ziesenis and husband Greg, Judith Hawthorne, Robert Hawthorne and wife Angela and David Hawthorne; grandchildren Samantha, Laurinda, Adam, Kelley, Candace and Kristina; and six great grandchildren.
He will be greatly missed by numerous friends, relatives and all that knew and loved him.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd., Albuquerque, New Mexico.

To view information or leave a condolence please visit

Daniels Family Funeral Services, 1100 Coal Ave SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800.

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