Oakland: Hazel J. Brown 95, died Thursday July 26, 2012 at Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville. She was born in Bingham of December 15, 1916 the daughter of Edwin E. And Jemima (Briggs) Vittum. After the death of her parents, she was raised in the family of Chester Grant in Solon. Hazel attended and graduated from Solon Schools then graduated from Bliss Business College in Lewiston in 1936. Hazel worked as a secretary and book keeper for several businesses in the area for over 50 years. She lived in Belgrade for many years before moving to Oakland. She married Lawrence E. Brown in Augusta on May 22, 1948, he died on October 17, 2002. She is survived by good friends James Joe and Joanne Parker of Belgrade. A special thank you to the entire staff at Lakewood Continuing Care for the wonderful treatment and special care Hazel received. A Grave side service will be held at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Belgrade on August 4, 2012 at 10:00 am. Arrangements are by Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Oakland. www.wheelerfh.com In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the, Waterville Area Humane Society 100 Webb Road Waterville, Maine 04901.