Francis J. Hazel
Francis J. Hazel, a 54-year Rockaway resident, died December 16.
Hazel was born in Manhattan, New York. He was a stationary engineer for the New York City Board of Education. He also served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1955. Hazel was a member of the Knights of Columbus Msg. Burke Council and American Legion O’Connell Post.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Callahan Hazel (Peggy); son, Douglas Hazel (Theresa); daughters, Denise Golliver, Jean Parejda (Louie) and Debbie Wagner (Mike); brother, Robert Byrne; and grandchildren, Sean, James, Kyle, Chris, Jennifer, Michael and Grace.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’ Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Beach. Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.