Hazel M. Lemon, 95, of Danville, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday,
August 19, 2018 at Emmanuel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Danville PA.
She was born on November 16, 1922 in Danville PA, the daughter of the late
Wilbur and Katherine Foust Millard.
Hazel graduated from Danville High School in 1940.
She was employed for 30 years at the Danville State Hospital as a nurse’s
aide, retiring in 1983.
Hazel was married for 41 years to A. LaRue Lemon. They were married on June
Hazel was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Danville PA where she
was a member of the Friendship Circle and served as a deaconess as well as
on the Flower Committee. Hazel was well known as “Meme” not only to her
grandchildren whom she adored, but also to many others who loved to visit
her. She will be warmly remembered for her smile, love of family and
friends, shopping, delicious cooking and knitting. One of her greatest joys
was cooking family meals and picnics at Halfway Dam with her family. Hazel
cherished her grandchildren.
is survived by one son, Jeffrey P. Lemon and his wife Connie; three
daughters; Terry Kutcher and her husband Mark; Diane
Gelbaugh; and Patti Merrell and her
husband Dan; all of Danville PA. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 19
addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, William, in
infancy in 1946; one brother; Howard Millard and her son-in-law, Harold
Gelbaugh in 2008.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Hazel’s life on
Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA with the Reverend Dawes J. Dunham First
Baptist Church Danville PA officiating. Friends will be received 10:00 AM
until the time of service. Burial will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery,
Memorial Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church 12 Brookside
Drive Danville PA 17821
Arrangements were under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home 42 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.ww.visneski.com