Tiffany Deloris Hawkins, 35, of Millsboro, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Tiffany was born May 9, 1978, in Harrisburg, Pa. to Steven R. and Dixie J. Williams Hawkins who survive her.
She worked in the family business Hawkins Electric for 17 years and worked her way up to become a journeyman electrician. She was a member of the Indian River Fire Co. with 15 years of service. She loved all kinds of animals. Her nickname was “Tiffy Tenderheart” as she would rescue animals or help anyone in need of a place to stay. Her hobbies were fishing, bowling and spending time with her family and pets.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her companion of 17 years, Jon Raymond of Millsboro; maternal grandparents, Deloris and Robert Williams of Millsboro; paternal grandmother, Ada Hawkins of Lewisberry, Pa.; a sister, Stacy Hawkins Snell of Millsboro; a nephew, Steven Snell with whom she worked; also her beloved canine friend Chloe, her cockatoos Merlin and Little M. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, extended family and friends.
A funeral service and celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, at the Oak Orchard Community Church, where friends may call after 11 a.m. for viewing and visitation. Burial will be held in Lewisberry.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to help offset medical and final expenses to Indian River Fire Co., P.O. Box 1710, Millsboro, DE 19966. Please note in Tiffany’s memory.