Hazel L. Giardino

Mrs. Hazel L. Giardino, age 76, of Johnstown, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

She was born November 20, 1936, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Thomas and Ruth VanDeusen Ferrar. A 1955 graduate of Johnstown High School, she was employed in the office at Contel Phone Company in Johnstown for 24 years until her retirement in 1990.

Mrs. Giardino was of Catholic faith. She was very fond of Pug dogs.

She is survived by: her husband, Thomas Giardino of Johnstown; a daughter, Pamela Giardino of Gloversville; a sister, Jennie Cleveland of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; two grandchildren, Andrea Sweet and Katie Fernandez; three great-grandchildren, Gavin, Mike and Jordan; several nieces and nephews.

It was Hazel’s request that there be no visitation or services. Cremation will take place at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, NY 12078.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville. Please visit and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.