Joan Hawley

June 5, 1965May 3, 2022
Obituary of Joan Hawley
Joan Marie (Weingartner) Hawley born June 5th, 1965, in Hamilton County, OH. On May 3rd, 2022, Joan died suddenly at the age of 56. A resident of Westerville, OH, she was very happily married to her husband of 27 years, Michael Hawley. Most of Joan’s surviving family are at home in Cincinnati while Michael’s immediate family members reside in Georgia or Washington state. A graduate of University of Cincinnati’s DAAP program, Joan was known to her family and friends as a creative, independent, and entrepreneurial woman who founded and ran Lazy Girl Designs, an innovative and successful online pattern, sewing & quilting business. Joan was both a gifted designer and an excellent instructor, beloved by her customers and patrons for her cheerful, encouraging, and inspirational approach to the artistic craft she so dearly loved. In honoring Joan’s wishes, she will be cremated, a private service will be held. In lieu of flowers and gifts please consider remembering Joan by her generous spirit. She was passionate about and involved with Refurbished Pets of Southern Michigan . If you prefer to put your hands to work, Joan created hospital gown patterns she used to make and donate gowns. She made this available for free for you to do the same Thanks to so many that have extended their love and care of Joan and to Joan’s family. Reading your kind words and wishes have meant the world!

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