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Hazel (Barton) Brambley

August 17, 1916 ~ October 2, 2017 (age 101)

The Piano Brothers

Hazel (Barton) Brambley, 101, of Breezewood, died Monday, October 2, 2017 on her way to the ocean in Maryland. She was born August 17, 1916 in East Providence Township, Bedford County to Henry Bruce Barton and Edith Holly (Mellott) Barton.  She was predeceased by her parents and her former husband, Herbert Justus Brambley, Jr., sister M. Leone Remsburg, brother Bernard C. Barton and her great grandson, Asheton S. Grube.

Hazel was very proud of the reach of her descendants, as well as their many wonderful accomplishments. She is survived by her children; daughter Ivah Edith Coleman, son Michael Bruce Brambley and wife Karen, son Lynn Wade Brambley, daughter Melissa Holly Brennan, son Philip Roy Brambley and wife Joan. Grandchildren; Earl Valjean Johnson, Liane O. Johnson-Harr, Erin D. Cromer, Max M. Johnson, Gillian L. Clark, Daniel E. Brambley, David L. Brambley, Jacob K. Brambley, Lynne Ann Shaffer, Mika B.W. Brambley, Brenda M. Foreman, Lauren H. Carpenter, Theron M. Brennan, Trysta S. Duvall, Amanda R. Steele, Crystal E. Hawkins, thirty-one great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, two sisters Shirley E. Remsburg of Warfordsburg and B. Jane Gipe of Chambersburg and several nieces and nephews.

Hazel attended the one room Buffalo Schoolhouse near Crystal Spring, Fulton County. She did not have transportation to the high school at Warfordsburg. When she was older she decided that she should have a diploma and at the age of eighty-one took the GED test at McConnellsburg. She loved to read and her life's passion was genealogy. She began her research in her teens and continued with it until her death. People often visited her for her knowledge about various Fulton County families.  She was a member of the Daughters of the Revolution.

Over her lifetime she farmed, worked as an enumerator for the US Census Bureau and the Department of Agriculture, supervisor for the Bedford County DHIA, as a bookkeeper for an ag business, in a restaurant, cleaned motel rooms and wallpapered. She always had a large garden and enjoyed immensely. She loved road trips with children and grandchildren. She will be missed by many.

Family and Friends may call at Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and on Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service at Union Memorial Church.

Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Union Memorial Church with Pastor Ronald Hott officiating.

Burial will be held in Union Memorial Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Brambley to the Fulton County Historical Society, PO Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA  17233 (Please mark donation for Research Room.) or the Union Memorial Cemetery Association, % Mika B. Brambley, 1413 South Breezewood Road, Breezewood, PA 15533.

 

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
October 6, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Akers Funeral Home
299 Raystown Road
Everett, PA 15537

Visitation
Sunday
October 8, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Union Memorial Church
Mench Town Road
Everett, PA 15537

Funeral Service
Sunday
October 8, 2017

2:00 PM
Union Memorial Church
Mench Town Road
Everett, PA 15537


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