Pearl A. Hare

p-hare-picPearl Azevedo Hare of Colorado Springs, died on October 24, 2016 at the age of 94 years.  Pearl was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on March 11th, 1922 to John Azevedo and Margaret (Perry) Azevedo.  Most recently she lived in Laramie, Wyoming.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dayton Leo Hare, Jr., her son, John Dayton Hare, and her faithful canine companion Albert.

Pearl engaged in an active and busy life.  She married Dayton on January 12, 1946, leading to the life and duties of a military wife.  She worked in a variety of fields that included volunteer nursing, early childhood education, and working with her father in his restaurant in Washington. D.C.  She retired after 25 years from Ampex Electronics Corporation and continued her volunteerism well into her eighties.  Pearl was a long time member and secretary for the Gold Star Wives through Fort Carson Military Base in Colorado Springs.  In her 22 years as a military wife and subsequent military widow, she made numerous friends around the country and overseas.  Pearl’s magic was in her hands.  She was affectionately known as ‘the pie lady’ among her close circle of friends; as a seamstress, there was no end to what she could stitch together with her machine and hands.

Pearl is survived by her daughters, Jacquelyn Ann Walker (Kenton) of Laramie, Wyoming, and Casey Lee Shelstad of Poolville, Texas; ten grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

A memorial will be held on 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 6575 Oakwood Blvd., in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80923.  Call (719) 358-5128 for directions.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Laramie, 710 E. Garfield, #339, in Laramie, Wyoming, 82070.

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Condolences (2)

  • Janet Glasser

    My condolences to your family. I have wonderful memories of Pearl as an energetic, happy person who would periodically drop by our house when I was a child. I last saw Pearl at my mom's eightyth birthday party about 8 years ago. She was still her fun, high spirted self and it was so fun watching the way my mom and Pearl interacted as old and dear friends. My mom talks of her frequently. May your memories be a comfort.

  • Marie Mile

    I would like to express my condolences to the family and friends of Pearl Hare. The los of a loved one is never easy and feels so unnatural. That is because we all have the desire to live forever. Our loving Creator has promised that he will one day do away with death (Revelations 21:3,4) and we will have the opportunity to live forever in paradise (Psalms 37:10,11). There you can welcome your loved ones back (John 5:28, 29a). May those verses bring you some comfort in your time of mourning.


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