Hazel Jean Portulas, 95, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at her residence.
Born April 25, 1922, in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Guy E. and Dell G. Haymond. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Salvador “Bubba” Portulas, and daughter, Sandy Portulas Steedley.
Mrs. Portulas had been a resident of Brunswick since 1943, then moving to Fernandina Beach where she had resided since 1981. She is one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, staying ever faithful until her death. She was a homemaker, enjoyed gardening, growing beautiful flowers and always setting a fine example for her family.
Survivors include her son, Guy Portulas and daughter, Barbara Portulas Pope (Stan), all of Fernandina Beach. She was also survived by seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.