Hazel is ‘last girl to leave’

Hazel Hadfield, who is retiring after 60 service with the Girls' Friendly Society at St. Joseph's Church Hall. Hazel (seated) with group members, friends and family.

Hazel Hadfield, who is retiring after 60 service with the Girls' Friendly Society at St. Joseph's Church Hall. Hazel (seated) with group members, friends and family.

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A GRANDMOTHER who joined a Christian girls’ group as a child and remained there as a leader for 60 years has retired.

Hazel Hadfield, 77, was just seven when she joined Hartlepool’s Girls Friendly Society (GFS) at the town’s St Paul’s Church.

When she was 17, she became a young leader and remained there throughout her life until her retirement last week.

 

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