Hazel M. Back, 83, of Norwalk, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.
She is survived by her husband of 11 years, Roy Back, of Olena, Ohio; daughters, Linda Edwards, of Norwalk, Joyce (Dan) Pitman, of Peoria, Ill.; sons, Robert Cleary, of Olena, and Don (Jill) Cleary, of New London; stepsons, Sam (Marsha) Back, of North Fairfield, and Michael (Lisa) Back, of Greenwich; stepdaughter, Diana (Roger) Rhine, of Greenwich; 20 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Cleary, in 1984; daughters, Ruth Williams in 2006, Brenda Sue Mack in 2009; and son, Mark Timothy Cleary in 2011.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Evans Funeral Home in Norwalk, where a funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. The Rev. Roger Fitzwater, pastor of the Deliverance Tabernacle Church, will officiate. Burial will follow at North Fairfield Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the church.
Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.