Hazel Mae Shoemaker, 92, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at Palos Community Hospital, in Palos Heights, Illinois.
Mrs. Shoemaker was born in Sesser, IL on June 2, 1921, the daughter of Gola and Zella (Roberts) Whitlow. She married Vallie Shoemaker on February, 26, 1940 and he preceded her in death.
Hazel retired from Hotpoint Co. in Cicero, IL. She was a Baptist. Hazel loved being around family and friends and she will be truly missed by all.
Mrs. Shoemaker is survived by her daughter, Barbara Pigatto and husband Jack, of Lemont, IL. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one sister, Ellie Sulcer, of Sandoval, IL.
Mrs. Shoemaker was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, a son, a daughter, two sisters and a brother.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 at Johnston Funeral Home in Ina, IL with Brother Dale Burzynski officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, in Sesser. Visitation will be after 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Johnston Funeral Home, in Ina.