1929 – 2016
Woodstock – Hazel Esther (Marcy) Froehlich, 86 of Senexet Rd. died on Wednesday January 13, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Donald Charles Froehlich. Born in Woodstock, she was the daughter of the late Wayland and Sarah Elsie (Young) Marcy.
Hazel was a 1947 graduate of Woodstock Academy where she played and was captain of the girls basketball team. The academy was very dear to her and as a result remained an active alumni member. She was married on July 12, 1952 to Donald at the home of Warner and Eileen Gardner of Woodstock. She worked for American Optical, Linemaster Switch, and as a ward clerk for Windham Hospital retiring in 1986. She also worked part time for Day Kimball Hospital Homemakers after her retirement. She was a lifelong member of the South Woodstock Baptist Church where she served as treasurer for 47 years. She was also an active member of the overseas mission group. Hazel enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Hazel leaves her children, Rhonda (Froehlich) Righenzi and her husband Robert of Florida, Donia Froehlich of Killingly, and Paul Froehlich and his wife Lisa of Woodstock; four grandchildren, Matthew Benzie, Philip Benzie, Sarah Froehlich, Kevin Froehlich; and several great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister Eileen Gardner, a brother Russell Marcy, and a grandson Aaron Paul Benzie.
At Hazel’s request, funeral arrangements are private. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the South Woodstock Baptist Church or to Woodstock Academy. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory is entrusted with her arrangements. For memorial guestbook, visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.