Tyrone Francis Hazlett
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“Tyrone, I remember you as far back as Ben Franklin. Your poems are fullof such sensitivity and empathy. As a would be writer your courage in...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Burdick - Meriden, CT

“The passing of Ty, leaves me with great sadness. I met Ty through the training program we were both a part of. Ty was a quiet guy, but also a guy...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jen Brown - Warwick, RI - Friend

“So sorry for your loss ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Elizabeth Maloney - Meriden, CT

“Thoughts and prayers r with your family ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jill Buccy Reneau - Como, TX

“Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Michael and Susan Swiatek - MI

“I wish the family and especially my dear friends Wayne and Laurel a lot of strength with this heavy loss. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Evert Richter - Friend

“Dear Wayne, Laurel and family. So sad to hear of Ty's passing. My sincere sympathy to all of you. Rest in peace, Ty. Love, Jane ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Benoit - Portland, CT

“Ty, I am still in shock; still expecting to get my daily phone call from you. I have been using the mug you gave me with our favorite Star Trek quote...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: David Vincent Vincent - Meriden, CT


Tyrone Hazlett passed away unexpectedly June 9th at home in West Warwick, Rhode Island. He was 60.

Originally from Meriden, CT, Ty was a graduate of Platt High School and entered a successful career in biomedical research. He continued his career and love of science when he moved to Rhode Island, and was awarded multiple patents for his work. He was devoted to his family, his love of science, Star Trek and the New England Patriots. He was well-known for his Patriots jersey collection, along with endless puns and dad jokes. Deeply thoughtful and empathetic, he was a wonderful poet and could always be counted on to make someone's day better.

He is survived by his mother, Alice Hazlett, two daughters, Rachael and Chrystal, four grandchildren, two brothers and three nieces.

A memorial service will be held on September 28th, 11:00 a.m., at St. Joseph's Church in Meriden, to be followed by internment of ashes at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Family and friends are then invited to join us in a celebration of Ty's life at Napoli Pizza in Wallingford, CT.