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William Andrew Hawk MD

May 13, 1922 - December 24, 2013
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Dr. William Andrew Hawk, M.D. passed away on Dec 24, 2013 at the age of 91 in the Bentley care center in Naples, Florida after suffering from Parkinson's for many years. He was married for 63 years to his devoted wife Moira. Dr. Hawk was born in Sayre, PA. The only child of Dr. George & Helen Hawk. He graduated from the Hill School in Pottstown, PA, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania medical school. Earlier in his career, he completed residencies in surgery and pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and was on the medical staff from 1956 through 1987. He also served on the Board of Governors. Dr. Hawk served on...
Dr. William Andrew Hawk, M.D. passed away on Dec 24, 2013 at the age of 91 in the Bentley care center in Naples, Florida after suffering from Parkinson's for many years. He was married for 63 years to his devoted wife Moira.
Dr. Hawk was born in Sayre, PA. The only child of Dr. George & Helen Hawk. He graduated from the Hill School in Pottstown, PA, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania medical school.
Earlier in his career, he completed residencies in surgery and pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and was on the medical staff from 1956 through 1987. He also served on the Board of Governors.
Dr. Hawk served on the Florida task force in establishing the Fort Lauderdale practice and was the first CEO of Cleveland Clinic of Florida. He was a fellow of the American College of Pathologists as well as emeritus clinical professor of the school of medicine at case western university.
Dr. Hawk served in the navy during the Korean War and was medical officer on the troop transport ship USS General W.A. Mann.
He was preceded in death by his parents and great-grandson William Wallace Granger. He is survived by his loving wife, Moira, daughters Margaret (Thomas) Smith and Moira (Raymond) Tully, 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Bill and Moira were avid golfers and loved to travel and often combined the two in their travels around the world.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, Avow Hospice 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105-3847 or to a charity of your choice.
A celebration of life will take place at the West Clubhouse at Bentley Village on Jan 4, 2014 at 11am.

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