Meyer, Hazel

March 11th, 2008

Hazel M. (Dunbrack) Meyer, age 81, of Spring Hill, FL, formerly of Wilmington, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at Hernando-Pasco Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, FL.

Born in Waltham, MA, on November 17, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Henry “Harry” and Hilda P. (Burhoe) Dunbrack. Hazel grew up in Waltham, MA, and graduated from Waltham High School. In 1956, she and her husband the late William G. Meyer moved to Wilmington to raise their two children and they were very involved in the community. William was the founder of the Wilmington Minuteman Company and Hazel helped sew the uniforms, she was also an active member of the Wilmington United Methodist Church where she taught CCD, and a teacher aide at the North Intermediate School for many years. Hazel lived in Wilmington until 2005 when she retired to Florida. Hazel was very devoted to her children and family and they will miss her dearly.

Hazel is survived by her son and daughter Roy C. Meyer and his wife Nancy of Westboro and Nancy Graves of Spring Hill, FL, her grandchildren Megan Graves, Katherine Meyer and Brian Meyer, and her companion Alfred “Bud” Blackburn of Florida.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, March 17th at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Graveside services will take place on Tuesday, March 18th at 11:00 a.m., at the Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Memorial donations in Hazel’s name may be made to the Massachusetts Special Olympics, 100 Conifer Hill Dr., #301, Danvers, MA 01923 or to VNA of Middlesex East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave., Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880.


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