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April 29, 2010

(2/11/1921 – 4/10/2010)

Hazel Ruth Montgomery died April 10, 2010 at Scotland County Care Center in Memphis.

She was born the daughter of Phillip and Abigail (BonVie) Mason on February 11, 1921 in Salem, NH. Hazel graduated from Salem High School.

Hazel married Neil I. Montgomery, who preceded her in death in 2006.

She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, working with stained glass, ceramics and oil painting. Hazel loved doing craft and excelled at her work. She loved window shopping and finding a bargain, until she lost her sight in 1990.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a son, John, in 2001.

She is survived by her children, Edward J. Hogan of Haverhill, MA, Richard and wife Diem Montgomery of Thailand, Scot and wife Joanne Montgomery of North Conway, NH, Paula and husband Phil Netro of Elizabeth, CO, and Patricia and husband Warren Miller of Arbela; grandchildren, Michael and wife Tanell Montgomery of Honolulu, HI, Tamara and husband Rex Elsner of Portland, OR, Sarah and Cameron Montgomery of North Conway, NH, Mitchell Williams and Katie Miller of Arbela; great grandchildren, Tristan and Maverick Montgomery of Honolulu.

A private graveside memorial service will be held in Sanbornville, NH at the Lovell Lake Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent by email to Mrs. Montgomery’s family at

Local arrangements were under the direction of Gerth Funeral Service from their Memphis chapel.

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