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.