Hazel Rose Stevens (6 Mar 1927 - 10 Apr 2014)

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Location
Sutton Coldfield Crematorium Tamworth Road Sutton Coldfield B75 6LG
Date
29th Apr 2014
Time
12pm

Hazel Rose Stevens was born in 1927 in Pensnett, Kingswinford. The daughter of Leonard and Agnes Giles, Hazel grew up with her brothers and sisters Gordon, Eddy, William, Elma, Joan and Sandra.

In 1945 she married Lesley Stevens. They raised 4 daughters, Angela, Janet, Christine and Susan. The family lived in Smith Street - Hockley, Dreghorn Road - Castle Bromwich, and finally on the Bromford estate.

Hazel worked at Birmingham Town Hall as a silver service waitress, then later at a biscuit factory, Penfold’s golf ball factory and at HP Sauce in Aston, leaving after just one shift complaining that she couldn’t stand the smell.

She loved knitting and crochet, bingo, gardening and listening to music. Dean Martin, Frank Ifield and The Bachelors were amongst her favourite artists.

Hazel and Lesley both loved their pets, over the years they looked after fish, cats, budgies called Billy and Joey and dogs called Kim, Pepe and their beloved Mash.

Hazel was a very sociable person, keeping in touch with friends and family came naturally to her. She loved and cared for 7 Grandchildren, Sharon and Lisa, Katy, Jake and Paul, John and Oliver, she would nurse them on school sick days and watch them through the summer holidays.

In 1991 the love of her life, Lesley passed away. She had nursed him through a long period of ill health and for some years had dedicated herself to making his life as comfortable as possible. Despite their ups and downs, they enjoyed 46 years of happy marriage.

In 2000 Hazel moved from her family home to Catherine Court in Erdington, where she settled into a safe and secure home, making lots of new friends and discovering new adventures. Hazel was very happy at Catherine Court and popular amongst the other residents and wardens.

Hazel was blessed with 7 Great Grandchildren: James and Scarlett, Sophia, Bethany, Molly, Brook and Darcy. She enjoyed precious moments with all of them.

After a short illness Hazel passed away peacefully in her sleep, leaving behind a family that loved and cherished her, and will miss her deeply.

Hazel Rose Stevens. 1927 – 2014
Forever in our hearts.

Christine wrote

To my dearest Mom. I loved you dearly. Forever in my heart. We had a wonderful life together. I hope you've met Dad in heaven. God bless. Chris. xxxxx

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Christine donated £25 in memory of Hazel
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Eddie Rose wrote

I have so many happy memories of you Aunt.
You have been part of my life for so long I cannot remember a time when you were not there.
Love always
Eddy
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Laverne donated £10 in memory of Hazel
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Laverne wrote

Sending our deepest sympathies & condolonces to the family and friends of the late Hazel Stevens.

Please accept our small contribution towards a very worthy cause.

Laverne, Stephen & family.

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Paul donated £50 in memory of Hazel
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Paul wrote

Hazel was a very special lady, who naturally cared for everyone around her. She was always cheerful and always a shoulder to cry on. Although I will miss her deeply, I am blessed to have known my Grandmother and have many very special memories to keep forever in my heart. Your loving Grandson Paul.

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