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Hazel Wilhemina Buckel Hewitt passed away peacefully March 8, 2018. She was born September 19, 1927 in Washington County. The daughter of the late William and Nora Plance Buckel. She was the last of her immediate family.
Hazel graduated from Claysville High school in 1946, and lived and worked as a dairy farmer in the Claysville area her entire life.
On March 18, 1946 she married the late Robert Hewitt at Dutch Fork Church in Claysville. They had been married for 69 years before his passing on August 27, 2015.
Together they had seven children. , Judy (Tom) Dubich of Burgettstown, , Bill (Cathy) Hewitt of Claysville, Gary Hewitt of West Alexander, Joyce Mahan of West Alexander, Janet (Don) Lindley of Avella, and Jodi (Larry) Sloneker of Claysville . And Thomas Hewitt who died October 29, 2006.
Hazel was a grandmother to nine grandchildren Heather West, Karen Patterson, Jenny Hoefler, Maryann Duff, Bob Dubich, Melissa Dubich, Tom, Tim and Dan Hewitt, Seventeen Great grandchildren, two step grandchildren Michelle Irey and Brian Hancher.
She was preceded in death by her four siblings William Buckel, Vernie Barkley, Peg Taucher, and Harriet Buckel who died at a very early age, and two great grandchildren.
Hazel enjoyed gardening and her flowers in the summer. Hazel enjoyed quilting, jigsaw puzzles, plastic canvas, and liked playing cards with friends and family.
Friends received Monday March 12, 2018 2-4 and 6-8 in Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. 219 Main Street Claysville Pa (724)663-7373, www.youngfhinc.com
Funeral Service Tuesday March 13, 2018 10 am at the funeral Home, with Rev. Sue Petritis of Gateway Hospice officiating.
Hazel will be buried in the family cemetery beside her husband on the Hewitt farm in Claysville.