Jeanette K. Hawley, 88, of Buell St. North Haven, wife of the late George R. Hawley, passed away on February 25, 2007. She was born in Bridgeport on Aug. 16, 1918 to the late John and Emily Pader Kearney. Jeanette leaves her daughters Wendy Platt and her husband William of North Haven and Nancy Neeley and her husband Thomas of Cheshire. Besides her husband she was predeceased by her brother Francis Kearney. Prior to her retirement, Jeanette was secretary for the Hamden Board of Education. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. in care of private funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Jeanette may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 3680 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 OR the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Dear Wendy & Bill, We send our deepest sympathy and prayers to you both on the loss of your mom. All our love,

  2. Dear Wendy & Bill: I am sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with both of you. Sincerely, Mark

  3. Dear Wendy & family: My thoughts are with you during this time of loss and sadness. With sympathy, Nancy

  4. Jeanette: She was a beautiful lady She was a strong lady She was a compassionate lady She was a private lady She was a loving lady She was a funny lady She was an interesting lady She was a proud lady She was a simple lady She was a thoughtful lady I could go on and on and on…. But I guess to sum it up, in every sense of the word…. Jeanette was, simply put: A TRUE lady. With much Love and respect, Rest in Peace.

  5. Nancy and Wendy, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. I know you loved her dearly and will miss her. Deepest Sympathy, Judy and Gordon Shanafelt

  6. Wedny & Bill, So sorry to hear about your mom and to let you know that you are in my prayers. Love Esther

  7. Wendy & Bill, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I know how close you were to her. You were the best daughter (and son-in-law) any mother could ask for. You were always there to help her, and spend lunch time with her. I know how much you will miss her. My thoughts are with you. Lois

  8. Wendy and Bill, We were so sorry to hear about your Mom. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Her daughters and sons-in-law were very good to her and I am sure that she knows that she was loved. Thinking of you, Carolyn and Rick

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