Lisa A. Hazen McQuiston

Lisa A. Hazen McQuiston, 48, of 300 Clearvue Drive, Ellwood City (North Sewickley Township), passed into the arms of Jesus peacefully surrounded by her family at UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, December 9, 2009.

She was born in Ellwood City on June 18, 1961 to Russell “Skip” Hazen, Jr. and Karen Amalong Hazen, of North Sewickley Township. She was a graduate of Riverside High School, class of 1979, and was a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church.

Lisa had a love of horses that started with her first pony as a child and continued through her adult life with her mini horses.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Elizabeth (and Peter) Grossman, of Franklin Township, and Kyleigh (and Matt) Hiles of East Palestine, OH. Also surviving are two grandsons: Andrew Grossman and Shawn Hiles, and one sister and brother-in-law, Sheri Hazen-Streitman (and William), of Center Township.

She is also survived by her paternal grandmother, Anna Hazen, of Ellwood City, and longtime friend, Clarence Bartlett.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael James McQuiston, in 1980, and by a brother, David Shawn Hazen, in 1994. He was also preceded by maternal grandparents: Frieda (1994)and Elvey Amalong (1965); paternal grandparents: Caroline (1983) and Russell Hazen, Sr. (2002).

The family will receive friends for a short time before a Memorial Celebration of Life service at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 615 Crescent Avenue, Ellwood City, officiated by Rev. James Latta.

Memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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