Hazel Marie Heffner Low, age 96, died April 3, 2017 at Bay Health in Milford surrounded by her family.

Born to the late Chalmer C. and Mae F. Heffner, Hazel resided in New Castle most of her life. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Newark since 1960 where she taught Sunday School for 20 years. Hazel loved sewing, doing crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family. Before retirement, she was a seamstress for JC Penny.

Hazel was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, Harland N. Low; daughters Hazel M. Massey and Carol I. Thomas; granddaughters Kristina D. Bain and Rhonda Miller; grandson Bruce Miller; and great-grandsons Nathaniel Bain, Zachary Tyler Low, and Thomas A. Miller, Jr. She is survived by her son Harland N. Low II; daughters Criselda J. Jones, Karen L. Bain, Sheila D. Lindale; sister Janet Durham; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great granddaughter.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, April 8 beginning at 9:30 am at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 with a funeral service at 10:30. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park.