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David J. Hazard, 74 of Concord Township, Ohio passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the David Simpson Hospice House in Euclid, Ohio. Dave was born August 16, 1942 in Denver, Colorado to the late David C. & Kathleen (nee Casey) Hazard. Dave was a Concord Township resident for 29 years.

Dave was the former Director of Human Resources for Rockwell International in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Columbus, Ohio. He and his family moved to Concord, Ohio in 1988 when he accepted the role of Vice President of Human Resources for Avery Dennison. Dave worked at Avery Dennison until his retirement in 2000. Dave then formed The Growth Strategies Group where he consulted with growing businesses in Northeast Ohio.

Dave was an active member of St Gabriel Catholic Church, where he was on parish council and served as a lector. He was also a member of the Catholic Men's Fellowship, North Coast Angel Fund, Boy Scouts of America, Leadership Lake County and Quail Hollow Country Club.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Pamela (nee Orr); his children Brett (Melissa) Hazard of Olmsted Falls, Ohio, Kathleen (Corey) Lange of Mooresville, Indiana, Gregory (Jodi) Hazard of Greenwood, Indiana and Kerry (Stephen) Flynn of Sheffield Lake, Ohio; grandchildren Zach, Mia, Nate, Alex, Charlie, and Owen; sister Mary (Robert) Young of Estes Park, Colorado; brothers Bruce Hazard and Tom (Julie) Hazard of Colorado and many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Emily Hazard and brother Joseph Hazard.

A funeral mass will be celebrated 12 pm Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at St Gabriel Catholic Church, 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Concord Twp., Ohio 44060. Please meet at the church.

The family will receive friends 4-8 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, Ohio 44060.

Inurnment will be in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to be made to the St. Gabriel Catholic Church's Food Pantry, 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Concord Twp., Ohio 44060.

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