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Obituary: Hazel Heglar

HAZEL HEGLAR Hazel Heglar passed away peacefully on July 2 after a long battle with dementia. She was the beloved wife of Dub Heglar for 71 years.
They were married before Dub shipped out with the US Navy during World War II. At that time they lived in Mooresville, NC. She and Dub moved to Kure Beach and have been residents of there since 1948. She worked at the Glove Factory on Dow Road. Hazel worked at Smitty's Restaurant for many years. Hazel then became the owner of The Ocean View Restaurant, affectionately referred to as "Hazel's" by the locals. Hazel is survived by her husband and two sons, Harold (Diane) and Jerry (Cathy) Heglar both of Kure Beach. She was the cherished grandmother of David (Lisa), Mike, and Derrick (Jenny) Heglar.
She also has 5 great-grandchildren; Elise, Erin, Matthew, Dylan, and Hayden Heglar. She was predeceased by her brothers, Joe, Frank, and Dave Glover. Services were held Saturday, July 5 at St.Paul's United Methodist Church in Carolina Beach, NC.
Family received friends beginning at 10:00 AM. Service began at 11:00, with burial following in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the nurses of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and of Autumn Care Nursing facility for the kind and gentle care they showed to Hazel. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, PO Box 356, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice. 2222 So 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28401. Condolences may be sent to