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Hazel Eleanor Ely

March 10, 1940 — October 19, 2020

Hazel Eleanor Ely, 80, of Mifflinburg entered into rest on Monday, October 19, 2020 at her residence.

Born on March 10, 1940 in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Harold Hackenberg and Naomi (Gessner) Hackenberg.

She was a graduate from Mifflinburg High School class of 1958.  She then attended Bob Jones University where she studied 3 years in Christian Education and a minor in history.

She was a member of Mifflinburg Assembly of God Church for over 30 years.

Hazel retired from Cole's Hardware, Lewisburg in August of 2020. She also worked at
Herr Memorial Library from 1979 to 2002, the American Rescue Workers and Coastal Mart.

She enjoyed reading and gardening.

Surviving is one son and daughter-in-law, John P. and Melissa Ely of New Berlin, one daughter, Rebecca Ely Snyder of Mt. Pleasant Mills, three grandchildren, Kendra, Katie, and Adam, one great grandson, Kai, one brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Norma Hackenberg of Laurelton,  a sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Neil Shoreman of Glen Iron, two half brothers, Chuck and Jimmy Hackenberg of Millmont, special nieces, Nichelle, Christa, and Cara.

She was preceded in death by a grandson ,Kenneth Carl Ely and a niece, Bethany Zechman.

Family and friends are invited to a memorial service to celebrate Hazel's life at 6pm on Monday, October, 26, 2020 at the Mifflinburg Assembly of God Church, 1001 Market Street, Mifflinburg, with Pastor Johnny Blake ,officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Hazel's memory may be sent to Mifflinburg Assembly of God Church,1001 Market Street, Mifflinburg or the Herr Memorial Library, 500 Market Street, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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