Monson-Hazel E. (Ham) Lemon, 100, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021, surrounded by love of family. Hazel was born April 13, 1921 to the late Ervin and Frances Ham. She grew up in upper New York state and moved to Monson in the late 1930's where she married her late husband, Norman C. Lemon and they began to raise a family of twelve children. Later they welcomed many grandchildren. Hazel was blessed to see many great and great great grandchildren come into the family. Hazel enjoyed crafting and was an avid reader. She would often read a book a day.
Hazel was predeceased by her husband Norman C. Lemon, and children; Glen Lemon, Gary Lemon, Gale Howard and Bonnie Bruneau. She leaves her children; Wayne N. Lemon and his partner, Nancy Haley of Palmer, Norman Lemon Jr of Brimfield, Barry Lemon and his wife Ann of Huntington, Floyd Lemon and his wife Dee of PA, Beverly Tardy of Palmer, Samantha Lemon of Palmer, Cheryl Lemon and her husband Jeff Waldron of Granby, Melody Dimitropolis and her husband Kevin of Belchertown and many grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 4-7 pm at Lombard Funeral Home in Monson. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home Wednesday morning beginning at 10am to form a procession to Hillside Cemetery for an 11am graveside service . In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation in Hazel's name to the American Cancer Society.
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