Hazel Mary Barclay Nemes
1927 - 2021
Hazel Mary Barclay Nemes died November 8th with her family members beside her in Vancouver, WA. She had been living in Portland, Oregon, having moved from Bozeman, Montana, in 2012 after more than twenty years there. She was born in Southampton,

England, March 20, 1927, to Ivy Perry Barclay of Southampton, England, and John

Robert Barclay, of Wakefield, Lancaster, England. Hazel had been studying nursing at

King's College in Southampton when she met an American GI on a blind date. She married Sylvester Nemes in Southampton, England, March 17th, 1945, nearly at the close of

World War II. After World War II ended Hazel traveled with her new daughter, Diane, on the Queen Mary to America with a ship-full of young brides who had married American GIs.

Hazel is survived by her daughter, Diane Nemes Corson (Bruce Parker), son Eric;

grandchildren Hallie Williams (Mike), Effie Alexander, Sage Corson (Thomas), Ryan

Nemes (Jamie), Lee Nemes, and Dylan Nemes; and great-grandchildren Jade Williams,

Asher Williams, Ella Williams, Violet Alexander, and Hazel King, She was preceded

in death by her husband, Sylvester, and son, Gregory.
Published by Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Nov. 23, 2021.
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