Obituary of David Hazelton
David S. Hazelton, 98 of Woodstock, CT, passed away on October 31, 2018 at Pierce Memorial Baptist Home in Brooklyn, CT. He was born on October 9, 1920 in Greenfield, MA, son of Charles E. and Mary M. (Luey) Hazelton.
He enlisted in the US Navy in World War II just prior to graduating from Dartmouth College in 1942 with a BA. He was a Naval pilot in the South Pacific and flew both the PBY Catalina & the PV-1 Ventura bomber. After the war he received his MBA from Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business. He was self-employed as a financial and estate planner for over 40 years. He was a lifelong learner, an avid reader and an ardent NY Times crossword puzzler who also enjoyed tennis, golf, and gardening. Throughout his life he was actively involved with multiple organizations: the Woodstock Players, Woodstock Volunteer Fire Department, Salvation Army, Woodstock Lions Club, Roseland Park Tennis Association, Bracken Memorial Library and the Woodstock Historical Society. He was joyfully married for 52 years to Jean L. (Buckley) Hazelton who passed away in 2002.
He leaves daughter Lee W. Hazelton of Southwick, MA; son D. Scott Hazelton and his wife Krista of Woodstock, CT; son Mark B. Hazelton and his wife Jenny of Princeton, MA; six grandchildren, Amy, Whitney, Kevan, Erik, Chris, Nina, and one great grandchild Elena. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Trustees of Roseland Park, 205 Roseland Park Rd., Woodstock, CT 06281 or the Woodstock Historical Society, P.O. Box 65, Woodstock, CT 06281.
A private graveside service with military honors will be held at Woodstock Hill Cemetery, Woodstock, CT at a later date. Please share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com