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Obituary: Arlington Oscar Hazen 

Published February 2, 2015 at 1:18 p.m. | Updated September 6, 2019 at 11:15 a.m.

Arlington Oscar Hazen
  • Arlington Oscar Hazen

Mr. Arlington Oscar Hazen, age 93 years, died Wednesday January 28, 2015, at The Arbors in Shelburne Village.

Born in North Hero on July 14, 1921, he was the son of the late Oscar and Mabel (Langdell) Hazen. He graduated from Montpelier Seminary and attended the University of Vermont. On August 21, 1955, he married the former Nancy Lang Hutchins who survives him.

A native of North Hero Mr. and Mrs. Hazen also lived in Shelburne for 10 years and from 1990 until 2008 in South Hero. More recently they have resided at Pillsbury Manor in South Burlington and The Arbors in Shelburne, and also wintered for 15 years in Arizona. Mr. Hazen worked 31 years for Farm Credit Services and retired as President. He also served many years as a director for the Cooperative Insurance Company of Middlebury. Over the years he has been active member of Columbus Lodge #11 F. &A.M. Alburgh, Island Chapter #73 Order of the Eastern Star South Hero, and Mount Sinai Shriners #3 Montpelier. He loved to garden and will be remembered for his beautiful gardens of flowers, strawberries, asparagus and gladiolas. He was a lifelong member of the North Hero United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife Nancy of nearly 60 years, Mr. Hazen leaves four children, Holly H. Allen and husband David of Interlochen, Michigan; Jean H. Lawrance of Jeffersonville, Arlington O. Hazen II and his wife Susan of Fairfax and Allison P. Hazen of S. Burlington; numerous grand and great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.

A Funeral Service will be held, Saturday February 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. from the Shelburne United Methodist Church, 30 Church Street, Shelburne. The Reverend Gregory Smith will officiate. Private Interment will take place early this summer at the Hazen family lot in Jerusalem Cemetery, North Hero.

There will be no public calling hours; however the family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

No flowers please. In lieu of flowers gifts in Mr. Hazen’s memory may be made to Vermont Alzheimer’s Assoc. 30 Cornerstone Drive Williston, VT 05495.

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