Genevieve R. Bazzel, Dec. 4, 2011
4:06 p.m., Dec. 8, 2011--Genevieve R. Bazzel, 92, of Newark, Del., died on Dec. 4.
Mrs. Bazzel, who was known as "Gen," was a senior secretary and officer coordinator at the University of Delaware for many years, retiring in 1979 as office coordinator in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences. Before joining the staff at UD, she was active with the Brookside Community Activities Council.
Her husband of 53 years, Elmer W. "Jim" Bazzel Jr., died in 1995. She is survived by her son, Col. (Ret.) Peter J. Bazzel of West Springfield, Va.; daughter, Susan M. Bazzel (Cris Brady) of Landenberg, Pa.; granddaughters, Jennifer Bazzel (Shawn Stone) of Kingstowne, Va., Rebecca Bazzel of West Springfield, Va., and Christina McConn (Mark) of Annandale, Va.; and great-grandchildren, Tayler, Tanner, Riley, Billy and Aiden.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, Del., where visitation will begin at 1:30 pm. Entombment will be held privately in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, Del.
Memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 702 B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.
To leave online condolences, visit the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home website.