Hazel E. (Snider) Jeremy, 90, of Port Clinton, died Tuesday, in Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton.
She was born Jan. 19, 1918, in Erie Twp., the daughter of the late H. Clifford and Dorthea (Lewis) Snider. Hazel was a graduate of Oak Harbor High School and The Ohio State University where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. On August 30, 1941, she married Clarence Jeremy; he preceded her in death Aug. 26, 1990. She was employed as a home service representative for Ohio Public Service and as a payroll clerk at the former Standard Products in Port Clinton. In 1968, she began working as the office manager for D.B. Jeremy & Son until she and her husband retired together in 1988.
Hazel organized the first canteen group for World War II families for the American Red Cross in Port Clinton, where she served at the first Port Clinton bloodmobile. This blood mobile continued for more than 20 years. She was a former member of a home and garden club in Port Clinton and a member of the child guidance council.
Survivors include her sons, Clair Jeremy and Edward Jeremy, both of Port Clinton; daughter, Francine Chapman, of Vickery; grandson, Benjamin C. Chapman, deployed with the 148th Infantry Battalion-Delta Company-Iraq; great-grandson, Raylee Chapman; eight step-grandchildren; 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; two stepgreat-great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Gerogosian of Port Clinton and Mary Werner of Bowling Green, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Wilbur "Bill" Snider; and sister, Mildred Cotner.
Visitation will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton St, Port Clinton. Additional visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m., Saturday, in St. Paul Lutheran Church, 541 S. Church Road, Danbury Twp.; the Rev. Christina L. Young officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.