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Gone too soon...  / Katie Donovan (Friend)

Georgie I will never forget all the fun times us Donovan's had with you while living on Debra Dr. You always made me laugh out loud no matter what was going on. You were the "Man of many voices"! After we moved and you all grew up you never changed that wonderful sense of humor of yours! These memories and many more will always be with me and my family. I know your arms are wrapped around your mom and dad today and always to bring them comfort through their loss.

We love you all so much ans will always be there for you.

Katie and Al oxox

 

To my friends forever!  / Kelly Fitts (Friend forever! )

You are missed everyday, I often think about you and when I have the radio on and I here the song "Rockstar" you are and always will be to me.  Time passes to fast, and you and your family are always in my thoughts and prayers.  I miss all of you and the good times we all had.

Your friend always, Kelly XOXO

 

Your AD today  / Katrina Turner (GN Friend )

George hold your mum close today sweety. I dont have to tell you that now do I. :)  You will.  Your mum loves you so much.





These flowers are for you Carol, I 
thought you could use some. You are in my thoughts today on this very sad day.


To Those I Loved...  / Joey Crail (Brother-in-law)
I've seen first hand the pain Georgie's parents, sister, and others continue to suffer through due to this unthinkable loss. I came across this poem online and think that if Georgie could speak to us all this is what he would say:

To Those I Loved & Those Who Loved Me

Now I am gone, release me, let me go
I have so many things to see and do
You mustn't tie yourself to me with tears
Be happy that we had so many years.

I gave you my love, you can only guess
How much you gave me in happiness.
I thank you for the love you have shown,
But now it's time I traveled on alone

So grieve for a while for me if grieve you must
Then let your grief be comforted by trust
It's only for a while that we must part
So bless the memories within your heart

I won't be far away, For life goes on.
So if you need me, call and I will come
Though you can't see or touch me,
I'll always be near

And if you listen with your heart, you'll hear
All of my love around you soft and clear.
And then, when you must come this way alone,
I'll greet you with a smile and say "Welcome Home."
He took my hand....  / Tammy, Justin's Mom GN

Dear Carol, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Georgie.  I saw Georgie's web site on the end of one your emails on GN.  Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  Not long after Justin died, I came across this poem and it just blessed me so much, as I hope it blesses you...

God bless you - 
Love,
Tammy, Justin's mom
www.justin-jones.memory-of.com


HE ONLY TOOK MY HAND

Last night while I was trying to sleep,
My son's voice I did hear
I opened my eyes and looked around
But he did not appear.

He said "Mom you've got to listen,
You've got to understand
God didn't take me from you, Mom
He only took my hand.

When I called out in pain that night,
The instant that I died,
He reached down and took my hand,
And pulled me to his side.

He pulled me up and saved me
From the misery and pain
My body was hurt so badly inside,
I could never be the same.

My search is really over now,
I've found happiness within,
All the answers to my empty dreams
And all that might have been.

I love you and miss you so,
And I'll always be nearby.
My body's gone forever,
But my spirit will never die!

And so, you must go on now,
Live one day at a time.
Just understand-
God did not take me from you,
He only took my hand."

(unknown)

Hug it up George.....  / Anita H. (Just a friend.... )
I only got to know George for a short time before he died.  He had a great sence of Humor and loved the Red Sox!  The first night I met him he was sick. Being the mother I have been all my life, after trying to talk to him, I offered him a HUG. He said, "NO!"  I use to joke with him when I came to work, about that first night! Then, one night, a few days later, George greeted me and said, " Hug it UP Anita!" I got a giant HUG from George! One I will never forget!

He loved his family and he treasured that jacket he had been given, "The RED SOX one!"  I told him if he didn't want it, I would hold onto it for him.  

I am sorry for your loss!  He was a great young man with a contagious smile.  My condolences to all!  He will forever remain in my heart and prayers.  

Love and Light,
Anita H.  A friend of Bill W.
BEST FRIEND  / Kurt Ronan (friend)
TWO FRIENDS WERE WALKING
> >THROUGH THE DESERT.
> > DURING SOME POINT OF THE
> > JOURNEY, THEY HAD AN
> > ARGUMENT; AND ONE FRIEND
> > SLAPPED THE OTHER ONE
> > IN THE FACE.
> >
> > THE ONE WHO GOT SLAPPED
> > WAS HURT, BUT WITHOUT
> > SAYING ANYTHING,
> > WROTE IN THE SAND:
> > TODAY MY BEST FRIEND
> > SLAPPED ME IN THE FACE.
> >
> > THEY KEPT ON WALKING,
> > UNTIL THEY FOUND AN OASIS,
> > WHERE THEY DECIDED
> > TO TAKE A BATH
> >
> > THE ONE WHO HAD BEEN
> > SLAPPED GOT STUCK IN THE
> > MIRE AND STARTED DROWNING,
> > BUT THE FRIEND SAVED HIM.
> > AFTER HE RECOVERED FROM
> > THE NEAR DROWNING,
> > HE WROTE ON A STONE:
> > TODAY MY BEST FRIEND
> > SAVED MY LIFE.
> >
> > THE FRIEND WHO HAD SLAPPED
> > AND SAVED HIS BEST FRIEND
> > ASKED HIM, "AFTER I HURT YOU,
> > YOU WROTE IN THE SAND AND NOW,
> > YOU WRITE ON A STONE,
> > WHY?"
> >
> > THE FRIEND REPLIED
> > "WHEN SOMEONE HURTS US
> > WE SHOULD WRITE IT DOWN
> > IN SAND WHERE WINDS OF
> > FORGIVENESS CAN ERASE IT AWAY.
> >
> > BUT, WHEN SOMEONE DOES
> > SOMETHING GOOD FOR US,
> > WE MUST ENGRAVE IT IN STONE
> > WHERE NO WIND
> > CAN EVER ERASE IT."
> >
> > LEARN TO WRITE
> > YOUR HURTS IN
> > THE SAND AND TO
> > CARVE YOUR
> > BENEFITS IN STONE..
> >
> > THEY SAY IT TAKES A
> > MINUTE TO FIND A SPECIAL
> > PERSON, AN HOUR TO
> > APPRECIATE THEM, A DAY
> > TO LOVE THEM, BUT THEN
> > AN ENTIRE LIFE
> > TO FORGET THEM. 
> >
> > DO NOT VALUE THE THINGS
> > YOU HAVE IN YOUR LIFE, BUT VALUE
> > WHO YOU HAVE IN YOUR LIFE
> > GEORGIE THANKS FOR BEING 
> > MY BEST FRIEND!! KURT
My Wish... the story  / Erin Crail (Sister)  Read >>
My Wish... the story  / Erin Crail (Sister)

The song "My Wish" by Rascall Flatts has special meaning for me and my brother.  During a difficult time I heard the song on country radio and thought immediately of my brother as it completely summed up my feelings and wishes for him in the future.  I knew he had struggled through tough times and I wanted him to know that I loved him no matter what happened.  I typed up the words to this song and gave them to him and one day we sat down and listened to the words together in my living room,, all the while both trying not to cry because of the power of the words and the emotion behind it.  I loved the part "if one door opens to another door closed,, i hope you keep on walking til you find the window"... I know he found the window. 

"I hope you never look back but you never forget all the one's who love you in this place you left"
Love you & Miss You,
Erin

Rascal Flatts My Wish Lyrics
I hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow,
and each road leads you where you want to go,
and if you're faced with a choice, and you have to choose,
I hope you choose the one that means the most to you.
And if one door opens to another door closed,
I hope you keep on walkin' till you find the window,
if it's cold outside, show the world the warmth of your smile,

But more than anything, more than anything,
My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,
your dreams stay big, your worries stay small,
You never need to carry more than you can hold,
and while you're out there getting where you're getting to,
I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too,
Yeah, this, is my wish.

I hope you never look back, but you never forget,
all the ones who love you, in the place you left,
I hope you always forgive, and you never regret, 
 and you help somebody every chance you get,
Oh, you find God's grace, in every mistake,
and always give more than you take.

But More than anything, Yeah, more than anything,
My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,
your dreams stay big, your worries stay small,
You never need to carry more than you can hold,
and while you're out there getting where you're getting to,
I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too,
Yeah, this, is my wish. Yeah.

My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,
your dreams stay big, your worries stay small,
You never need to carry more than you can hold,
and while you're out there getting where you're getting to,
I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too,
Yeah, this, is my wish.

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Condolences and Tributes  / Boston Globe   Read >>
Condolences and Tributes  / Boston Globe

As you all know, he was one of my best friends for a long time. Such a tadgedy for someone to pass at a young age. But I'll be thinkin bout you always my friend, rememberin times @ Earthfest, Summer Love, and Renegade...oh ya can't forget bout Scream 5. I hope now you are at peace. Give my best to my mom, Linda, and cousin Wayne. I'll miss you just as much as them kid. amen
Bret Schettino (Boston, MA)



Erin, Our deepest sympathy for you and your family during this most difficult time. You and your family our in our thoughts and prayers. sincerely, Paula and Chad Cook
Paula Cook (Haverhill, MA)
 
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February 15, 2007
Georgie was a great man...strong and genuine...he will always be in everyone's hearts. My thoughts and prayers go out to george's family. Rest in peace georgie.
Kyle Wolfenden

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February 15, 2007
To the Hazel Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you, may you be granted serenity and peace to comfort your hearts and souls.
Andrea Piscopo (Tewksbury, MA)
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February 13, 2007
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved son.
Maureen (Kinnon) Boenis (Lowell)  

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February 13, 2007
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved son.
Maureen (Kinnon) Boenis (Lowell, MA)
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February 13, 2007
To the Hazel family. I'm sorry for the loss of your son i know this is a very difficult time for you but you are all in my prayers.
Michelle Napolitano (billerica, MA)

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February 10, 2007
I will always remember George as the bright, caring person that everyone knew him as. He will be in my thoughts and prayers every day.
Shawn Scott (Aventura, FL)

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February 9, 2007
George and family,
My family and I are sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.
Chris Scott (Tewksbury, MA)
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February 9, 2007
To the Hazel family I am sorry to hear about the loss of George. I went to high school with George and alwasy remember him being a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Briana (Connor )Garcia (Stoneham, MA)
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February 8, 2007
Dear Carol & George,
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your son George. Please know that you're in our thoughts and prayers.
Janice & Jocko Connolly (MA)
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February 8, 2007
George, Carol and family,
We are very sorry for the loss of your son. We will keep you all in our prayers at this difficult time.
Joe & Sandy DeLucia (Tewksbury, MA)
 
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February 8, 2007
Dear George & Carol: Please accept our most sincere sympathy at this most difficult time. Words cannot express how saddened we are for you. Sorry we are not up there, but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Priscilla & Bob Marsh (Vero Beach, FL)

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February 8, 2007
I will always remember George as a true, genuine person, and I will forever admire him for that.
My deepest sympathy goes out to his family & friends.... Rest in peace, George.
Angela Trombino (Lowell, MA)
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February 8, 2007
I will always remember the fun times me and Alex had with Georgie. I always liked playing play station with him and talking about wrestlers. I will always love and miss him.
Joey Sullivan (Pepperell, MA)
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February 8, 2007
Carole and George
You are in our thoughts and prayers,
very sorry to hear of your son
passing away.
Regards
Gerri and John Goldrick
Gerri Goldrick (Tewksbury, MA)
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February 8, 2007
George, Carol and Erin,
Matt and I were very saddened to hear of your Loss. Georgie was a genuine and sincere soul.

even though we are not family by blood, I always have thought of you all as family.
Matt and I are truly heartbroken.
our deepest sympathies and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
Love,
Lori and Matt Weaver (Nashua, NH)

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February 8, 2007
TO THE HAZEL FAMILY, SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR BELOVED SON. OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
KATHY AND BUD BROTHERS
KATHLEEN BROTHERS (TEWKSBURY, MA)

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February 8, 2007
George & Carol,

I am so very sorry for the loss of Georgie. There are no words. Please know I am thinking of you and wish I could be there for you.
Love Gina
Gina Bongarzone (Rockland, MA)

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February 8, 2007
George always had that special something about him that could make anyone smile or laugh at the drop of a dime. He will be forever loved and forever missed. My deepest sympathy goes out to his family.
Kerry Jenkins (Tewksbury, MA)
 

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February 7, 2007
I have not seen George since I moved from Tewksbury high school in 9th grade. There have been times since then that he has crossed my mind. He was a great kid. I am sorry to hear about your loss.
Kara (ME)

February 7, 2007
Erin,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.
Renee Morency (Gagnon) (Hudson, NH)
 

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February 7, 2007
I am so sorry for your loss.God bless you at this difficult time. Scott Braxten


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February 7, 2007
My thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy go out to George's family and all of his friends. Being friends with George has made life that much more bright. I will always remember the times shared with George, all the laughter we all shared because of George's sense of humor. He will surely be missed, but he will never be gone and never be forgotten, he will forever be cherished in all of our memories and instilled in our hearts.
Jessica Breslin (Kapolei, HI)
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February 7, 2007
My sympathy goes out to all of Georgie's family and friends. He was one the most honest people I have ever met. He will always be remembered and thought highly about.
To George: I gave that drawing to Tammy and I'm going to redraw it in memory of you.
Steve Hession (Tewksbury, MA)
 
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February 7, 2007
Dear Carol, I just heard of your loss and pray God will keep him safe.
Marilyn Tonello (Hull, MA)
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February 7, 2007
To my Uncle, Aunt, and Cousin
I am sorry to hear about Georgie. I always thought there would be time to connect again. Again I am so sorry.
Sean Patel (Tucson, AZ)
 

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February 7, 2007
George was a sincere person, the type of friend everyone enjoyed being around. He will be missed, but never forgotten.
Eric Leach (Lowell, MA)

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February 7, 2007
George was a great person and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are prayers are with the Hazel family and all of Georgie's family and friends.
Steve and Kate (Kelley) Mack & family (Worcester, MA)

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February 7, 2007
George was an amazing person, genuinely kind and caring. He will never be forgotten, always remaining with us in our hearts.
Kristen Rose (Tewksbury, MA)
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February 7, 2007
My deepest sympathy goes out to the Hazel family. George was a genuine person and a great friend to many.I will truely miss him.
Keri Faherty (Tewksbury, MA)



February 7, 2007
George and Carol,
I am sorry for your loss, please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Jen (Briggs) Downey and family
Jen Downey (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 7, 2007
George, Carol and Erin,

I was a housemate of Georgie's down in Worcester. I am deeply saddened to hear about your loss and will keep you in my thoughts. He was a great kid and will be missed.
JImmy Olson (Lowell, MA)

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February 7, 2007
Carol, George, Erin, Joey, KayLeigh, and Colleen
I am deeply saddened by your loss. Your family and George will be in our thoughts and prayers. George was a great person and wonderful friend to many and will be sadly missed.
Cory, and Jeanette Flynn (Nashua, NH)
  

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February 7, 2007
Dear Carol George Erin
Please except my deepest sympathy My thought`s and prayer`s are with you all.
Dottie Parks (Jay Bellemare`s Mother)
Largo,Florida
Dottie Parks (Largo, FL)
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February 7, 2007
George was one of my husbands best friends growing up. We are deeply saddened by his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you and your family.
Michael and Christine Zunino (Nashua, NH)

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February 7, 2007
George, Carol, and Erin:
Bob and I were very sadden to hear the news about Georgie. May the love and support of family and friends carry you through this difficult time. As each year pasts the pain you feel in your heart today will lessen and the memories will replace the pain and warm your heart.
Deepest Sympathy
Bob and Roberta Murray (Nashua, NH)
Roberta Murray (Nashua, NH)

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February 7, 2007
George meant a lot to so many people...you will be missed forever. My heart goes out to the Hazel family with my deepest prayers and sympathy....Always.
Michelle Sullivan (North Andover, MA)

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February 6, 2007
George..you are a beautiful soul and a great friend for so many. You will be greatly missed by all those who knew you. My thougts and prayers are with your family
Stacey Connor (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
George was always there for you when you needed him. He was a great friend and will never be forgotten.
Chase Wells (Charleston, SC)
 

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February 6, 2007
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are for the strength to carry on. Love Ya
Bunky & Helen
Bunky & Helen Holden (Tewksbury, MA) 


February 6, 2007
George was always a good friend and was always in good spirits. My thoughts go out to your family. He will be missed.
Kevin Johnson (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
I will always remember my childhood friend. I will cherish the memories and laughs we shared, and he will be in my thoughts and prayers always. My deepest sympathies go out to the Hazel family. Georgie will be truly missed.
Laura Ashley (Stratham, NH)
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February 6, 2007
George was a best friend to a lot of people. He will be greatly missed. Our deepest sympathies,
Philip Tareila Jr. and family (Lawrence, MA)

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February 6, 2007
Dear Carol and George, My heart is aching for you at this time. There are no words that can express the sorrow I feel for you both. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Pat Powers and Mike Firneno
PATRICIA POWERS (Tewksbury, MA)
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February 6, 2007
CAROL,GEORGE ERIN NO WORDS CAN SAY HOW SORRY WE ARE FOR YOUR LOSS OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU

MARGO AND DONNIE
DONALD BONGARZONE (NAPLES, FL)

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February 6, 2007
My deepest sympathies to Georges family and friends. George was a great person. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kaitlyn Reed (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
George and Carol,
Betty and I were deeply saddened to hear of the death of your son. Please know that we are thinking of you and you are in our prayers.
Ed and Betty Dick
Naples, FL
Ed Dick (Naples, FL)
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February 6, 2007
Dear George, Carol, Erin and Joey,
We are so deeply sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Kelly and Scott
Kelly Khachadourian (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
Hazel family,
George will be missed and never forgotten . I will never forget his good character and his kind heart. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

-Jared Sharifi-
Jared Sharifi (Brookline)
 
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February 6, 2007
George, Carol, and Erin,
My prayers go out to all of you. George was one of my best friends and he will always remembered as a great person and a very loyal friend to everyone.
Daniel Perry (Amesbury, MA)

February 6, 2007
All of us who knew George are better people because we got the chance to meet a great person. My thoughts and prayers go out to friends and family.
Brian Sutherby (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
George, Carol, Erin and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all...this is so sad. It was nice to have had some fun times with George...he will always be remembered...
Andrea Sinopoli (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
Dear Carol and George,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. My deepest sympathy is with you at this time. I can't even begin to imagine how painful this is for the both of you.
Sincerely,
Karen (Roper) Pringle
karen pringle (dracut, MA)

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February 6, 2007
George, Carol and Erin
We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
June and Bob Fowler (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
In all the time I knew George, he was always a great friend, loyal and honest. He was always there when you needed him. He had a way about him that he could always make his friends laugh. He will be missed.
Lisa Ferrante (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
I will always remember the way he made me laugh the last time I saw him at Denise's (and everytime I saw him). Please accept my prayers for you and the family.
Danielle D (Derry, NH)
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February 6, 2007
Carol, George, Erin and Joey
Again our thoughts are with you
during this sad time for you. We
will be sending flowers and also
donating to the charity. We have
happy memories of Georgie the last
time we saw him playing with the twins.
Sincerely,
Jan and Jim
Jan Crail (Punta Gorda, FL)

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February 6, 2007
George was always there for anyone when they needed him. He was a great friend. When you needed a good laugh he was there. And he always looked out for you. We will miss you so much George
Andrew Caliendo (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
I will always remember George as someone who was very loyal to his friends, and could be counted on in time of need. My deepest sympathy goes out to his family and friends.
T.J. Forsythe (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 6, 2007
Bucky; I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. I will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Bill Rochefort (Billerica, MA)


February 5, 2007
We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Dave Godin and Family


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February 5, 2007
The Hazel Family, My deepest sympathies for all of you. George was a great kid and will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kristin Bedard (Tewksbury, MA)

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February 5, 2007
George, Carol and Erin

Our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your son, George Jr. We were so saddened to hear of his death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

With sincere sympathy,

Bill & Mary Hallisey
Mary Hallisey (York Beach, ME)

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February 5, 2007
George was always a sincere and loyal friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will forever be missed.
Dan Elliman (Tewksbury, MA)
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February 5, 2007
Carol, George and Erin,
Please accept Bobby and my sincerest sympathy. Know that we are thinking of all of you, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are in Florida now, so will not be able to see you. Please take care.
All of our love,
Bobby and Linda
Linda Briggs (Tewksbury, MA)







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Tribute to Georgie (Eulogy)  / George Hazel (Dad)  Read >>
Tribute to Georgie (Eulogy)  / George Hazel (Dad)

Georgie's Eulogy

When I woke up this morning to face this day, I asked myself these three questions:

How am I going to help my wife Carol and my daughter Erin through this day and the days to come? How can I best tell my sons story? How do I sing his song?

While I was sitting on the edge of my bed pondering these questions ---- a warm and comforting feeling came over me. It was that same warmth that I felt at Brigham and Womens Hospital, when a doctor came into a waiting room one early morning in April of 1982 and said, "Mr. Hazel---------You have a son".

That same special feeling presented itself again when Deacon Bill stood beside me recently at my son's bedside. He turned to me and said "I love Georgie, he is a great kid". That warm sentiment of love from family and friends of Georgie will sustain Carol, Erin, and I on this day and for many days to come. For this I am thankful... I'm thankful for my wife Carol, who I love dearly--I'm thankful for my three beautiful children; Colleen, my angel; Erin, my heart; Georgie, my son-------my soul.

I'm thankful that you are here with my family today because I realize that you all are my son's song - you all are his opus. Each of you have shared many chapters in his life story. Georgie was a beautiful combination of Carol and I. He possessed my stubborness tempered by Carol's unconditional love, compassion, and sensitivity.

That sensitive and caring little boy grew up to be a handsome and bright young man who possessed a quick wit, a kind heart, an insatiatable humor, and an intolerable impatience for idiots.... If he beat me down the slopes of Killington (often) or beat me
at a round of golf (which was rare...). He would just smile,but never really rub it in.

He took great pleasure in talking with his mother about everything and anything but would rarely let her win at Jeopardy. Erin's house was a good place to go for Georgie. He loved to check in on his sister and and roll around on the floor with his twin neices or give his brother-in-law a hand with the house. 

While attending college he worked summers as an apprentice electrician with Cousin Bill and the Delaney's at DEI.
That warm feeling returned often when he'd come in the door talking with such pride about his work and what he learned from Brian ,Colin, little Tommy, Gerry, etc...

Georgie was studying to be an electrician, I always said to him that you'll always be happy with your work if it's something you enjoy doing. Georgie had many friends in many circles and the refrain from teachers, employers and friends were always the
same, "I love Georgie, he's a great kid". Georgie loved challenges--- the challenge to succeed in his carreer, taking on new responsibilities of a young adult, and finding time to enjoy his friends and family and his wonderful love of music and life.

So you see ----- His story, his life, is embraced by all the friends and loved ones who sit here today. You are his story, you are his song. Some challenges in life are easily overcome, some challenges last a lifetime, and then sometimes we face mountians
we cant climb. As Georgie faced his final challenge, he ascended to a place on that mountain where he could not prevail. In my heart I know that an angel took his hand and helped him reach the summit so that he would be free-----to touch the face of god.

Try not to be so sad this day------- and seek comfort in the fact that Georgie did not leave us because he will always be in our hearts, and that warm special feeling will come to you because you all shared in the life of a beautiful young man--------my son.



Thank You.

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