Hazel was predeceased by husband Ed in January 2009.
She survived by Janice (Fred) Magnuson, Wayne (Lilly) Piltz, Colleen Piltz, Ray (Christine) Piltz, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, brother Allen Silcox in Ottawa, nieces and nephews.
Hazel was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Grew up there and went to school, graduating. In 1943-45 joined the Navy in Corwall and Halifax Nova Scotia becoming a Wren working in the stores handing out clothes to the soldiers.
In 1946, Hazel went to work at Timothy Eastons.
Married Edward Piltz in 1947, lived on the dairy in Dugald, Manitoba. In 1953 they moved to B.C. to Udy Creek in Nazko 1954 to 1984. Moved to Kersley in fall of 1984 to 1990, then move to town on Hemlock Ave. In 2009 had a stroke and lived in Baker Lodge then Dunrovin Park Lodge. At this time the family want to thank the staff for the excellent care given to Mom over the years, you went above and beyond your call as nurses.
Hazel belonged to the Royal Purple and the Legion, Women’s Institute, and Fall Fair.
There will be no funeral as per her request, ashes to go to the Nazko Cemetery beside Edward in May 2014.
In lieu of flowers donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer’s Association