Hazel Naomi Howarth, 101, of Indiana, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Village.
A daughter of the late Leslie D. and Bess Lee Wyman, she was born Sept. 24, 1911, in Sligo.
Mrs. Howarth was a graduate of Sligo High School. She was a beautician, a former Girl Scout leader and a homemaker. Mrs. Howarth was a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church. While in high school, she enjoyed playing basketball. Throughout her life, she enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing, growing roses, bird watching, dancing the Charleston, knitting, and sewing, which included making wedding dresses for her daughters. Mrs. Howarth will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.
She is survived by three children: Norma J. Howarth, Carol A. Wilson and Timothy, and Barbara L. Knight and husband Jeffrey, all of Indiana; six grandchildren: Wendy Varner and husband Robert, Timothy Wilson and wife Elizabeth, Michael Wilson, Lynette Gelman and husband Dove, Greg Knight and wife Michele, Christine Lehman and husband Leron; fourteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jacque M. Howarth; two brothers, Arthur Craig, George Craig; and a sister, Ruth McCafferty.
Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Presbyterian Church with Rev. David J. Hanna officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 School Street, Indiana, PA 15701 or St. Andrew’s Village, 1155 Indian Springs Road, Indiana, PA 15701.