Alma - Mary (Green) Dassance-Hazelton passed away on January 20th, 2019 at Masonic Pathways, Alma, Michigan.
Mary was born on a farm near Grand Ledge, MI in September 1933, the youngest of 6 children of Howard and Alice (Egleston) Green. She graduated from Grand Ledge High School in 1951. Mary worked at Reo Motors, Inc. until January 1953. She was a graduate from Lansing Community College in 1977 and was employed in the Division of Learning Resources from 1975 until her retirement in 1986. She was active in the Grand Ledge Public Schools as a room mother, library volunteer, Cub Scout Den Leader, Girl Scout leader as well as a Child Care giver to over 35 children. Mary was Charter Worthy Advisor of Grand Ledge Assembly #57, Rainbow for Girls; Past Matron and Life Member, Grand Ledge Chapter #14, OES; Officer in VFW Auxiliary; held several offices both local and national in the Marine Corps League Auxiliary, Toys for Tots Coordinator, volunteer reader to school children, and enjoyed bowling. Her needlework earned over 50 ribbons at both County and State fairs in Florida.
Survivors include her children; Les (Jan) Dassance of Portland; Nadine Stolt of Wyoming; Charles (Tammy) Dassance of Ormond Beach, FL; and Debra Dassance of Farmington Hills; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Shirley Green, Charlotte, and Patrecia Green all of Grand Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Larry Dassance (1983) and Art Hazelton (1999); her parents; sister, Marian Green; brothers, Charles, Glenn, Edwin, and Donald Green.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Hall-Holdship Funeral Home in Manton, MI, with family and friends gathering at 10:30, with life celebration service to follow at 11:00am, concluding with a graveside service. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Manton, MI.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Grand Ledge Masonic Temple Assn., or Toys for Tots.
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