Hazel Jean Morrell passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 5, 2011, at Heron Grove, at the age of 94 years.

Hazel was born in Keoma, Alberta, and was a longtime resident of Calgary prior to her retirement to Vernon in 1973.

She was predeceased by a son, Darrell; and will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son, Lester (Peggy) of Vernon; daughter-in-law, Mona, of Salmon Arm; and daughter, Laverne Francis (Nick) of Vernon. She is survived by 8 grandchildren: Dawn (Terry), Brent, Marcy, Lori (Allan), Lia (Rob), Drew, Daralee (Gus) and Lisa (Heath) and 12 great grandchildren and numerous extended family members.

A Celebration of Hazel’s life will be held on Saturday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A reception will follow at the Elk’s Hall.

Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com

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