NEWTON FALLS - Eileen Virginia Hewitt, 92, of Newton Falls, died peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Cedar Creek Health Care Center in Warren.
Eileen was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Bergholz, the daughter of Chester Leroy and Ruth Ella Fawcett Hawkins.
Eileen was a 1939 graduate of Newton Falls High School. Eileen married Harold Hewitt on Sept. 7, 1946. They were married for 39 years before his passing in 1985.
She was employed at Wean Engineering for 22 years retiring in 1970. She was a secretary for Chopkro Real Estate & Insurance from 1979 to 1989.
Eileen was a member of the Mayflower Guild with the First Congregational Church in Newton Falls and a member of the Wean Women Retirees. She enjoyed walking, writing letters and keeping a diary.
Loving memories of Eileen will be carried on by her sister, Bonnie L. (Jack) Enberg of Newton Falls; her brothers, Harlan H. (Shirley) Hawkins of Newton Falls and Jerry L. (Ruby) Hawkins of Warren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ronald E. of Champion and Wayne G. of Lake Milton; and her sister, Shirley J. Lynn of Cleveland.
Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at James Funeral Home, where the funeral service will immediately follow at 7 p.m. Cremation will take place.
Eileen will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery in Newton Falls.
Eileen requested that material contributions be made to the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH, 330-872-5440. Family and friends may view this obituary online and send condolences at www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.