Jean Louise Hazel, of Aaronsburg, passed from this life on July 30, 2020 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte . She was 89. Born October 15, 1930 in Lewistown, Jean was a daughter of the late Edward and Bertha (Warner) Rose. On May 17, 1952, Jean married Neal Hazel who survives at their home in Aaronsburg.
Jean was employed for 26 years as a waitress/cook at the former Meyer’s Drive-in in Aaronsburg. She attended St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Aaronburg. Jean enjoyed going out to eat, shopping, flower gardening and camping at Grange Fair. Jean’s favorite time of the year was Christmas, when all the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren would gather together.
In addition to her husband, Jean is survived by two sons, Barry Hazel (Theresa) of West Decatur, and William Hazel (Crystal) of Lemont; one sister, Sharon (Rose) Stimely (Tom) of Burnham; three adopted brothers Russell Rose, (Carol) , Blair Rose ( Patty) & James Rose all of Lewistown; four grandchildren, Matthew Hazel (Fran), Angela Beckwith (Carl), Alicia Burchell (Steele) and Chad Hazel-Kepler (Katie). Also surviving are seven great grandchildren, Derek, Sianna, Skylynn, Kali, Zayda, Asher and, Lyric. Jean was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Harpster.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 am at the Steven R. Neff Funeral Home in Millheim. The funeral will follow at 11:00 am with Pastor Theresa Hockenberry officiating. Jean will be laid to rest in the Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery in Aaronsburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Jean may be given to The Hope Fund of Penns Valley, Po Box 427, Centre Hall, PA 16828.
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The Hope Fund of Penns Valley
Po Box 427, Centre Hall PA 16828