Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel & Oaklawn Cemetery

4801 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL


Alice "Pete" Hadwin

February 15, 1932January 6, 2020

Dr. Alice (Pete) Jane Rietman Hadwin nee Sr. Mary Peter OSB was born in Amarillo, TX on February 15, 1932, died at Community Hospice on January 6, 2020 after an eight-year battle with dementia. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s, KS; Loyola, New Orleans; and the University of Florida. She was a sister of St. Scholastica, OSB for 18 years, a counselor, personnel counselor and a World Religions professor at FSC for 29 years and touched the lives of many.

She is survived by her husband, Dan Hadwin; sister, Sarah Stanley; sister-in-law, Jean Rietman; brother-in-law, Richard Hadwin (Sandra); and many friends, especially Gail Clemons and Mariah Clemons. She was predeceased by her parents, Herman and Elizabeth Rietman; and her brother, Noel Rietman.

Her funeral will be at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at St. John’s Cathedral, 256 E. Church St, 32202 with a reception to follow. We respectfully decline flowers. If you wish, a donation may be made to St. Scholastica Monastery, P.O. Box 3489, Ft. Smith, AR 72903.


18 January

Funeral Service

2:00 pm

St. John's Cathedral

256 E Church St
Jacksonville, FL 32202


Alice "Pete" Hadwin

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Tony Puente

January 17, 2020

Sometimes God graces this world with truly beautiful people. For those that had the opportunity have been graced by her beauty, consider yourself most fortunate.

To Dan: Pete has gone home. Thank you for walking her journey there.


Shirley Barks

January 15, 2020

Sincere condolences for your loss.Im memory of Buck Barks and your "Aunt Shirley". You are in my prayers..Shirley Barks

David R Slaght

January 11, 2020

My sincere sympathy to Dan. It has been a long battle but you have been with her all the way. I remember at SJC when she wore those wonderful hats. Also her loving and kind persona.