Obituary for Alma Hanzel (Treffinger)
Alma C. Hanzel, of Avon and Simsbury, entered into Eternal Life August 7, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late John V. Hanzel. Alma was born October 22, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Christian and Alma Treffinger and predeceased by her sister Charlotte Fisher. Alma graduated from St. Cammillus School of Nursing and enjoyed a long and fulfilling career in service to others. She received many commendations for her professionalism and passionate care of her patients.
Alma is survived by her daughter Barbara and son-in-law Douglas Carlson and her much loved sister-in-law Elizabeth Fisher; along with many beloved nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the staff and McLean for their wonderful care of Alma.
Donations in Alma’s memory can be made to the CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd., Newington, CT. 06111 or an animal charity of the donors choice.
Alma is sleeping now but we know her spirit is listening. Our love is with you, as it always has and ever will be. We think of you and remember your sweet smile and soft hair; your kind ways; your quiet strength with which you endured in times of trouble. Your suffering is over now; may you rest well. We know that you will be at home with the Lord and His angels. May He bless you forever and ever.
The Vincent Funeral Home of Simsbury is caring for the arrangements. Please visit Alma’s Book of Memories at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.