Hazel A. Bailey


Hazel A. Bailey, 94, formerly of Lewistown, went to be with her Lord at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Lewistown/Geisinger Hospital.

She lived, loved and laughed at Valley View Haven Terrace, Belleville, for the last 10 years.

Hazel was born on March 24, 1920, in Lewistown. She was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Dearing) Manbeck.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Russell C. Bailey, on Dec. 25, 2004; her son, Russel W. Bailey, on March 23, 2010; and four brothers, Cloyd, Marlin, William and James.

Surviving are: two daughters, Nancy Hartley and husband, Jeff, of Belleville, Linda Harpster and husband, George, of Lewistown; a brother, Donald Manbeck, of Carlisle; 11 grandchildren Breanne, Lindsay, Robin, Marnie, Amy, Heather, Halley, Shane, Noah, Seth and Aaron; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She attended the Valley View Chapel, where she was a greeter, along with participating in various activites offered for the Valley View Retirement Community. Hazel loved the Lord, Jesus, and her family, and shared that loved with everyone she met.

Her memorial service will be Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 4 p.m., at the Chapel at Valley View, with the Rev. Gerald Peachey officiating. There will be a visitation from 3 to 4 p.m. Interment will be in the Maitland Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Valley View Benevolence Fund 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, Pa. 17004.

Barr Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be made to www.barrfh.com.