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Hazel Rogers Bedford
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1899
Sullivan County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1988
Sullivan County
Pennsylvania, USA

HAZEL R. BEDFORD, 88, a resident of the Dar-Way Nursing Home, Estella, died Monday, March 21, 1988, at the nursing home. She was a former resident of East Canton. Mrs. Bedford was born Nov. 26, 1899 at Forksville, Sullivan County, Pa., the daughter of John and Jennie Bird Rogers. She graduated in 1923 from the Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing, Sayre. She was employed as a registered nurse at Troy Community Hospital for 15 years. On Dec. 1, 1930, Mrs. Bedford became a member of the East Canton United Methodist Church, in which she maintained membership until her death. She was a Sunday school teacher at the church for many years. She was Canton Township judge of elections for 20 years. Mrs. Bedford was a member of the Women's Society of Christian Service. She was also a volunteer for the American Red Cross Bloodmobiles in Canton. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. frank (Joey) Herman Jr. of Canton RD 2 and Mrs. Morris (Erdean) Brown of Towanda RD 4; two sons, Dean Bedford (twin of Erdean) and John J. (Jack) Bedford, both of East Canton. Twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles H. Bedford, on Aug. 23, 1984, and by two granddaughters, Darla Bedford, on April 10, 1977, and Barbara Brown in 1983. The funeral and committal service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. from the Morse-Kleese Funeral Home, 40 N. Center St., Canton, with the rev. Jeffrey Patton, her pastor, and the Rev. Jasper Smith, retired Methodist minister, officiating. Interment will be in the East Canton Cemetery in Canton Township, Bradford County, Pa. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations can be directed to the East Canton United Methodist Church memorial fund in Mrs. Bedford's memory. 
Family links: 
  Charles H. Bedford (1896 - 1984)
  Erdean M. Bedford Brown (1931 - 2005)*
  Dean Roger Bedford (1931 - 2016)*
  John Henry Bedford (1934 - 2017)*
*Calculated relationship
East Canton Cemetery
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Aug 27, 2010
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Hazel <i>Rogers</i> Bedford
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