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Heather Hawkins

Jean Rippl Hawkins

January 11, 1930 - January 18, 2020

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Celebrating the Life of Jean Rippl Hawkins January 11, 1930 - January 18, 2020 Jean Audrey Rippl, daughter of Elsie Schimmel Rippl and Arthur Wulfetange Rippl, was born on January 11, 1930. The family lived in the Brookline neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, until 1940 when they moved further out of the city to Bethel Park. Grossmama (Grandmother), Mathilde Kloss Schimmel, held a special place in Jean’s heart, since they...  see more
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    Jean shares highlights of her international doll collection of more than 400 dolls, which she began at an early age. Many dolls were gifts from childhood friends who selected them on travels, and some who served in the armed forces. She even includes a ...