Michael J. Hawxhurst
Michael J. Hawxhurst, 55, of Portland, Ore., died unexpectedly March 24, 2014.
He was born July 9, 1958. He was a graduate of Cooperstown Central School and Milford BOCES.
He served in the Persian Gulf in the United States Navy from 1976 to 1977, during the Iranian hostage crisis. He was a cook in Virginia and Lake Tahoe, Calif., before moving to Arizona.
He settled in Portland in 2007.
He leaves behind sisters, Denise Hawxhurst of Nevada, Cheryl Ellsworth; and niece and nephew, Corrinne and Justin of Michigan.
He is predeceased by his father, George and mother, Virginia and brother, Patrick.
Cremation has taken place.
Published on  April 3, 2014