Hazel Carey Zimmerman, 101


Hazel Carey Zimmerman, 101, of Millsboro, Del., formerly of Milton, Del., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. She was born in Milford, Del., on May 8, 1917, daughter of the late John C. Mitchell and the late Emma (Joseph) Mitchell.

Zimmerman worked for several years as a nursing assistant at Beebe Healthcare and also worked at the ferry terminal in Lewes.

In addition to her parents, Zimmerman was preceded in death by her two husbands, Vernon Carey and Howard Zimmerman; two sons, Ronald and Robert Carey; and her five siblings. She is survived by a brother, John Mitchell of Harrington, Del.; a sister, Gladys Austin of Milford, Del.; a daughter-in-law, Joan Carey of Lewes, Del.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.

A graveside service was to be held Sept. 19, 2018, at White’s Chapel Cemetery in Milton, Del. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.