Martha Ann Hawes


Martha (Marty) Ann Hawes, 82, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at her home in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. She was born on April 14, 1933, in Cambridge, MA to Ralph and Helen (Jardine) Folkins. Marty graduated from Cambridge High and Latin School in 1951, and then went on to graduate from Lasell Junior College in 1953, earning an Associate in Art degree, with her love of fashion and design being constantly at the forefront.

Marty married Ralph Ernest Hawes on February 6, 1954, in Arlington Heights, MA. She enjoyed her family, many sporting activities, and socializing with her many good friends. Marty was an avid life-long Red Sox fan and she was a member of the Ponte Vedra United Methodist Church.

Marty is survived by three sons and a daughter, Jeffrey (Mary) Hawes, Melbourne, FL, Pamela (Brian) Rotty, Rochester, MN, Timothy (Sharon) Hawes, Jacksonville Beach, FL, and Jonathan (Karen) Hawes, Sherwood, OR; eight grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph, her brother Jack, and her parents. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 pm, January 22, 2016, at Ponte Vedra Valley, 4750 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Please sign the online guestbook at