ROBERTA HAZARD

Notice
24 entries
  • "First "met" RADM Hazard, when I saw her as a LTJG in a Navy..."
    - Mileva Hartman
  • "Rear Admiral Hazard - best of the best you opened doors..."
    - mj
  • "As an Admiral, the most loyal and professional Shipmate; as..."
    - Marietta Pane Whitely
  • "Rear Admiral Hazard's professionalism paved the way for..."
    - Harriet Harris CAPT, USN (Ret)
  • "I worked for RADM McKee on the program to allow women to..."
    - Sandra Carey
The Guest Book is expired.

HAZARD ROBERTA LOUISE HAZARD Roberta Louise Hazard, born in Boston, Massachusetts, on November 8, 1934 died in Escanaba, Michigan on March 25, 2017. She was the daughter of Robert Louis Hazard, Sr., of Fall River, MA and Louise Bourget Hazard of Somerville, MA; and the sister of Robert Louis Hazard, Jr., all deceased. A graduate of the Boston College School of Education (1956) and Graduate School (1957), she taught American History and Government and Math at Newton High School (1956 - 1960) before joining the Navy in 1960. She served in the Navy for 32 years, attaining the rank of Rear Admiral (upper half) and had the unique honor of becoming, at the time, the senior military woman of the line in any Armed Forces at home or abroad. A specialist in education and training as well as human resources, Rear Admiral Hazard commanded the Naval Technical Training Center at Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA; the naval Administrative Command, Naval Training Center, San Diego, CA; and the Navy's largest training facility, the Naval Training Center, Great lakes, IL. She retired in October 1992, having dedicated her energies to the personal growth and welfare of navy members and their families. A 1977 graduate of the National War College in Washington DC, she was a lifetime student and contributor to education. Following retirement she served as member of numerous Boards of Directors and as an active volunteer. A devout Catholic, she sought to live the motto of her university, "Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam" (For the Greater Glory of God). She is survived by her sister-in-law, Donna Hazard-Hefler, niece, Carrie Hazard, her nephews, Rob Hazard and Jamie Hazard, her Aunt Connie Davis. She is also survived by several other family members. A visitation will be held at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203 on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m., a funeral service will begin at 4 p.m. A service with committal will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made either to Catholic Relief Services or to any charity that supports needy or abused children. A visitation will be held at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203 on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m., a funeral service will begin at 4 p.m. A service with committal will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made either to Catholic Relief Services or to any charity that supports needy or abused children.
Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 2, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Murphy Funeral Homes
4510 Wilson Boulevard | Arlington, VA 22203 | (703) 920-4800
Send Flowers
Funeral Home Details
Arlington, VA   (703) 920-4800
funeral home direction icon