Mary Doak Hawpe
Mary Doak Hawpe
  • April 22, 1919 - February 22, 2017
  • Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Miss Mary Doak Hawpe, a resident at Sunnyside in Harrisonburg, Va., passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Born April 22, 1919 in Staunton, Va, she was the daughter of the late Emmett Tate and Julia (Burwell) Hawpe.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Emmett Burwell Hawpe and sister-in-law, Lily Waddell Hawpe.

She is survived by her niece, M. Elizabeth Hawpe of Fort Defiance, Va.

Miss Hawpe graduated from Mary Baldwin College and resided at 146 North Coalter Street (Hawpe House) for most of her adult life. She became a resident of Sunnyside in 1983 and remained there until her death.

Her body will be interred in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, and there will be no formal services.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to Sunnyside, 3935 Sunnyside Drive, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801.

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