PAWLING, N.Y. -- Hazel Vera Osborne, a lifelong resident of Pawling, died Friday, April 15. She was 93.
She was born Oct.15,1922, in Pawling, N.Y. to George and Daisy McDuffy Osborne.
A graduate of Pawling High School, she was a factory worker for Pawling Rubber Company. A lifelong resident of Pawling, she was a member of the Pawling Central Baptist Church. The former proprietor of L.A.Grand 5 & 10 Cent Store, she also was a crossing guard in Pawling and worked in the school cafeteria. She was a member of the Eastern Star of Brewster.
She is survived by her son, Jay Gruendle and his wife, Deborah of Pawling; her two grandsons, Scott Gruendle of Troy, N.Y. and Jay Gruendle of California; great-grandchildren, Mia and Evan Gruendle and Luke Gruendle; and her sister, Amy Snowdon.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Alice Osborne, Russell Osborne, George Osborne, Ada Simonelli, Gerald Osborne and Emma Eldridge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601-4060.
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