Hazel Irene McInroe, 88, passed away on January 20, 2018. She was born on June 23, 1929 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Claude and Hazel Berkeley. The family moved to Boulder, Colorado before she was one years old. They moved to San Diego, California when she was twelve. She graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1947. She lived in San Diego until 1977. She married in 1947, she had a daughter and a son from her first marriage. In 1964, she married Darwin Earl “Slim” McInroe, they were happily married for 31 years. She worked in retail at a variety of stores, and enjoyed being a housewife. She and Slim loved to square dance. Hazel became a Hospice volunteer after his death, helping others for twenty-one years. She helped organize the Sunshine Girls, a monthly luncheon for women whose husbands had passed away while a patient with hospice. She was a member of Faith Bible Fellowship in Canon City from its inception.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, half-brother Robert Berkeley. She is survived by her sister, Thelma Faircloth; children, Linda Garrett of Penrose and Ronald Faircloth of California; step-son, Douglas McInroe of Arizona and step-daughter, Modina (John) McInroe Mangini of Houston, TX. She was blessed with six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Visitation at 9:00 A.M., with funeral beginning at 10:00 A.M., Friday, January 26th, both will be held at Faith Bible Fellowship, 830 Pine Avenue, Canon City. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Sangre de Cristo Hospice West, 601 Greenwood Avenue, Canon City, Colorado. Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home. Online condolences at Harwoodfunerals.com.