Hazel Van Tassell Emery Weymouth

July 03, 1921
- March 02, 2005

MILO - Hazel Van Tassell Weymouth, 83, wife of the late Alfred Weymouth, died March 2, 2005, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born July 3, 1921, in Houlton, the daughter of John Manzer and Iris (Powers) Van Tassell. She attended Houlton schools, and was a graduate of the University of Maine in 1943. She later returned to the University and earned an MLS in 1974. Mrs. Weymouth taught school at Vanceboro High School, Bridgewater Classical Academy, LaGrange High School, Calais Memorial High School, Houlton High School, Milo High School, and Piscataquis Community High School. She was a member of the Maine Teachers Assoc., National Education Assoc., National Retired Teachers Assoc., Piscataquis Retired Teachers Assoc., a member and past president of Omicron Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, a member and past president of the Ayuda Club, a member of Military Street Baptist Church in Houlton; a communicant of Park Street United Methodist Church in Milo, and a member of Daughters of Union Veterans, the Joseph P. Chaisson American Legion Post No. 41 Auxiliary, and Aldworth Chapter No. 39 OES. She is survived by a daughter, Karen J. Emery and her companion, Steven A. Clark, of Saco; a granddaughter, Heather L. Braxton and her husband, Raymond, of Saco; a grandson, Jason M. Hult of Saco; three great-grand-children, Owen Hult, Aaron Braxton, and Emily Braxton, all of Saco; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends. She was predeceased by a sister, Lois Stackhouse; three brothers, Manley David Van Tassell, Fred Hartley Van Tassell, John Manzer Van Tassell Jr., and her first husband, Joseph O. Emery. Spring interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Susan B. Komen Maine Race for the Cure, P.O. Box 3283, Brewer, ME 04412.


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