Rose Hawkins

Obituary of Rose Elizabeth Hawkins

Rose Elizabeth Hawkins passed away peacefully in her mother’s arms from complications at birth on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Born on Thursday, November 9, 2023 in Plainsboro, NJ, Rose brought intense love, pride, and joy to those who had the privilege of watching her grow for 9 months and sharing her short life.

Rose leaves behind a grieving family who will forever hold her memory close to their hearts. She is survived by her parents, Brett and Jeanne; her sister, Eloise; maternal grandparents, Gary and Joy Pierzynski; paternal grandmother, Barbara Hawkins; uncles, Garrison Pierzynski and Patrick (Chrissy) Hawkins; and cousins, Dominic, Carina, Peter, Edwin, and Henry Hawkins.

Private arrangements were facilitated by Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township, NJ. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, P.O. Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178-1352 or HERE, in Rose’s name. For information or condolence messages to the family, visit

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