Hazel Gladys Grace

Hazel Gladys Grace

 Our dear mother, Hazel Gladys Grace, sadly passed away Wednesday November 29th, 2023, at UVMMC. Mother was born April 16, 1935, in Bristol, Vermont to the late Charles Danbrook and Elizabeth (Danbrook) Atkins and remained a life-long resident of Bristol. Mom was married to Larry T. Grace who predeceased her in 2011. Mom is survived by daughters Denny Lathrop (Alan); Lori Grace-Smith (Gary); Nicole Grace-Alleyne (Joel) and Cheryl along with son Larry Jr. (Sandy). Mom is survived by her sister Deanna Steadman and brother Roger Atkins (Beverly). She was predeceased by her brother Reggie Atkins and Brother-In-Law William Steadman. In addition, she is survived by 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and Brother-In-Law Ellis Grace. During her life􀆟me, in addition to being a full-time wife and mother, she was employed at Mount Abraham High School for many years. Her greatest achievement was serving twenty years as a member of the Bristol Rescue Squad. Her proudest moment was becoming a nationally certified Emergency Medical Technician. Our mother had a great passion for traveling the world. We wish many heart-felt thanks to Melanie, her physical therapist, Renay her ICU nurse and other ICU support team members along with Doctors Schotel, Last and Grant.

A private grave side service was held Monday, December 4th at Greenwood Cemetery followed by a Celebration of Life at the Bristol Legion, Post 19. Thank you to all who attended and shared their love and memories of our mother, Hazel Grace. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bristol Rescue Squad, PO Box 227, Bristol, VT 05443

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Mary Harrison
7 months ago

Dear members of Hazel’s family.

It is with great sadness that I read about your Mom’s passing. She was a very special friend. We served on Bristol Rescue for a very long time and even after I left the Squad, your Mom and I would exchange hugs when we saw each other in Town. She would get this special glow on her face when sharing the details of her various trips.

I will always remember her beautiful and gracious spirit

Please accept my condolences. I will add your family to our prayer chain as it’s very hard to lose a family member especially around the holidays.

God Bless you all

Mary Harrison

Robin Prescott Hewitt
7 months ago

So sorry to hear of your loss of your Mom. May she live forever in your fondest memories. I will always remember her smile in the lunchroom cafe years ago and enjoyed seeing her at the band concerts.

ted lylis
7 months ago

Sorry to hear of her passing. I used to sit with her at BRS meetings and visit on the street. I always enjoyed seeing her. RIP Hazel!

Sharon D Compagna
7 months ago

I was surprised to hear this am of Hazel’s passing. We sure enjoyed our years together on the Rescue Squad and I loved seeing her around town and at the band concerts. My sympathy to all of her loving, supportive family. She was proud of all of you. May your great memories from your lovely trips help smooth over the rough spots of grieving. Hugs and Love, Sharon Compagna.

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