Hazel I. Bross, 92, formerly of S. Lebanon Twp., passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, and was welcomed into her Eternal Home with her Savior. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Bross, who passed away in 2016. They celebrated 66 years in marriage.
Hazel was born in Kulpmont, Northumberland County, on Jan. 23, 1929, to the late Ernest and Ruth D. (Miller) Herrington. She was a 1946 Bethel High School graduate. She had worked at Bayer Aspirin in Myerstown and was a salesperson for Avon. She retired from the Officer’s Club at the Gap as a hostess, where she also was a waitress.
Hazel attended Lebanon Valley Bible Church, New Hope Bible Church, and most recently Faith Baptist when she was able. She was a fan of the Phillies, the Eagles, and Penn State. Hazel had also been a volunteer for ten years at The Good Samaritan Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with family, reading, doing crossword puzzles, and loving her dogs.
Surviving is a daughter, Marsha K. and her husband Craig M. Messinger, of Myerstown, a granddaughter, Joy and her husband, Justin Victor, great-grandchildren Nadia, Anya and Judah Victor. Hazel is also survived by several nieces, a nephew, and a sister-in-law, Blanche Herrington.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, James, Roy, Claude, an infant brother Ernest, and Paul Herrington.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. from Faith Baptist Church, 220 22nd Street, Lebanon, PA 17042. Interment will be held privately at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. There will be a visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Faith Baptist Missions Program, 220 S. 22nd Street, Lebanon, PA 17042, or Compassionate Care Hospice, 3350 Paxton Street, Suite 5, Harrisburg, PA 17111.