Jarrett Nathaniel Hawthorne

Catawba, N.C. — Jarrett N. Hawthorne, 43, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Jarrett was born on Feb. 3, 1970, to Ronald Hawthorne and Sally Dickinson-Edson. He went to school and lived in the Upper Valley until moving to Catawba in 2005.

Jarrett worked for Hanover Auto Service, Dartmouth Skiway, and for Dana Patten before becoming a dedicated father and home maker for the last 13 years. He was an avid sports fan and loved cooking and working in the outdoors. Jarrett enjoyed gardening and he could get anything to grow. Jarrett had a big heart and spent many hours helping his neighbors with various projects, fixing lawn mowers, building wheelchair ramps and helping out in any way needed.

Jarrett is survived by Connie Smith; daughter, Devin Marie and son, Jarrett Jr. of the home, and daughter, Casey Marie; and granddaughter, Ryleigh of Orford, N.H.; parents, Ronald & Louise Hawthorne, Sally & Perry Edson; sisters, Wanda & Brian Connolly of Morristown, N.J., Kim & Ken Vandeventer of Mendham, N.J., Lisa & Tom Melville of Medfield Mass., and Kathleen Hawthorne of Mesa, Ariz.; a lifelong friend, Dana Patten; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to invite friends to a celebration of Jarrett’s life on Oct. 13, 2013, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the home of Frank and Dina Cutting in Lyme Center, N.H.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Catawba Hospice at 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658 and/or Catawba Valley Medical Center Oncology Unit at 810 Fairgrove Church Rd. Hickory, NC 28601

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury, North Carolina is assisting the Hawthorne family.

Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.