February 5, 1915 ~ March 30, 2003
Wallingford-Hazel Southerton Buchan, 88, wife of Thomas J. Buchan, Sr., for 65 years, of Ashlar Village, passed away March 30, 2003. She was born in New Haven, a daughter of the late Joseph and Hattie Cornelius Southerton and had resided in North Haven for 40 years before moving to Wallingford in 1987. She was a member of St. John Episcopal Church of North Haven and Golden Rod Chap. # 34 O.E.S. of West Haven. In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons; Thomas James Buchan, Jr. of Hamden and Dennis Southerton Buchan of Rochester, NY, five grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two sisters, Lillian Southerton Fitzsimmons, Bernice Southerton McGill and two brothers, Edward & Perry Southerton. Funeral service Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at St. John Episcopal Church at 10 a.m. Burial in Center Cemetery, North Haven. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. John Episcopal Church, 3 Trumbull Place, North Haven, CT 06473 or to the Grant & Aid Fund, c/o Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.