OGDENSBURG -- A celebration of life for Michele A. Hazen, 69, will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Axtell residence on 963 Moreland Road in Ogdensburg. Michele passed away Friday evening, July 26, 2019 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse with her loving family by her side.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Daniel; a son, Daniel (Joann Sias) Hazen; daughters, Jennifer (Mio) Franceschi of Watertown, Kristin (Brian Lumley) Hazen of Gouverneur, and Ashley (Bill) Kurtz of Jamesville; brothers, Jon (Karen) Mousaw of Canton and Chris (Shirley) Mousaw of Dekalb Junction; a sister, Nancy (Jim) Jackson of Maryland; grandchildren, Anna Hazen, Michael Hazen-Courson, Cole Hazen, and Brielle Ashley; good friends, Catherine Axtell and Mary Jane Barnes; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Michele was predeceased by her children, Lisa Elizabeth Hazen in 1974 and Michael Hazen in 1990.
Michele was born December 19, 1949, a daughter of the late Jack and Joan (Daigneau) Mousaw, She graduated from Canton High School, continued her education at SUNY Canton and graduated with a degree in business. She married Daniel Hazen on May 17, 1969.
In her career she worked for Dr. Litman, Crowley Computers and most recently Notre Dame Church as a parish secretary and bookkeeper.
Michele had a love for animals, especially dogs and cats, and enjoyed rescuing animals. She enjoyed working on her genealogy, crocheting, reading Amish novels, joking with loved ones, working with the Ogdensburg Minor Hockey League and the Michael Hazen Memorial Hockey Tournament.
Memorial Contributions can be made to The St. Lawrence Valley SPCA; 6718 State Highway 68; Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or to Ogdensburg Minor Hockey League; PO Box 762; Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
Condolences and fond memories can be made online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.