Official Obituary of

Mr. Theodore Jay Hazlett, Sr.

November 8, 1922 ~ August 29, 2015 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Mr. Theodore Hazlett, Sr. Obituary

Age 92
Loving Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather

Theodore Jay Hazlett, Sr., age 92 of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Kennett Square, died Saturday August 29, 2015. He was the husband of the late Catherine Lynch Hazlett who died in 1980 and the late Sallie Burke Hazlett who died in 1996.

Born in Kennett Square, PA, he was a son of the late C. Gilbert and the late Sylvia (Moore) Hazlett. He was a graduate of Kennett High school, attended Washington College and Goldey-Beacom College and was a graduate of PA Maritime Academy. Ted served during WWII in the Navy / U.S. Merchant Marine.

In earlier years, he operated and was part owner of Hamorton Fuel Oil Company. He was Director of the Chester County Juvenile Detention Center retiring in 1987. He was a life member of the Project Liberty Ship in Baltimore MD., the American Legion Post 491 in Kennett Square and the Christian Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford. He was a 50 year member of the PA School Ship Association in Philadelphia.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy J. Doyle of Landenberg, PA and Cindi Strengari of Kennett Square, PA; one son, Theodore Jay Hazlett, Jr. of Wilmington, DE; five grandchildren and 5 great grand-children. He was predeceased by one sister Mary Bob Macrum and one brother Gilbert “Bud” Hazlett

You are invited to visit with Ted’s family and friends from 10-11AM Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. A funeral celebrating his life will follow at 11AM. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to Project Liberty Ship, PO Box 25846, Highland Station Baltimore, MD 21224-0546.


September 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home
250 W. State St.
Kennett Square , PA 19348

Funeral Service
September 3, 2015 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home
250 W. State St.
Kennett Square , PA 19348

September 3, 2015 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
St. Patrick Cemetery
405 N. Union St.
Kennett Square , PA 19348

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