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September 15, 1956 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 65)


Kenneth Michael Hawk, 65 of Russell, MA passed away Friday, March 18, 2022.

Kenny was born on September 15, 1956, in Kittanning, PA. He was the son of the late Harold and Mary Bernadette (Beno) Hawk.

Kenny leaves behind his daughter Courtney St. Peter, Courtney’s mother Joan Hawk, and his granddaughter Madison St. Peter, all of Westfield. His sister Lori Wingate of Westfield and brother-in-law Michael Meskevich of Russell. His nephews Tyler (wife Stephanie), Kyle and Jacob Wingate, and Ryan Meskevich. His niece Lane Rea (husband Ryan). His grand nephews and nieces, Connor, Tenley, Tessa Rea, and Owen Wingate. His very special Aunt Nancy Reynolds and several cousins in Cabot and Pittsburgh PA, along with his longtime friends and neighbors George and Judy Hallock of Russell.

Kenny graduated in 1974 from Gateway Regional High School, where he continued his love of baseball, being a four-year pitcher for Gateway. Upon graduating Kenny began his career working for several Paper Mills in the area including, Westfield River Paper Co. in Russell, Southworth Paper Co. in Turners Falls, Fox River Paper in Housatonic, and lastly as a Supervisor at Scheitzer-Mauduit International in Lee, MA.

Kenny was predeceased by his father Harold in 2007, his mother Mary Bernadett in 2013, his twin sister Cheryl Meskevich in April of 2020, and his two nephews, Jordan Meskevich in 1982 and Kevin Meskevich in 1993.

Services for Kenny will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association, National Direct Response, P.O Box 756, Osceola, WI 54020-0756  online donations may be made by visiting

End of life arrangements have been entrusted to Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077  To express condolences, share photos, or memories please visit Kenny’s memorial page at

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