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Facts About Hazel Dyke - Dick Van Dyke's Mother

Published Mon Aug 26 2019 By DGM
Facts About Hazel Dyke - Dick Van Dyke's Mother

Hazel Victoria McCord Van Dyke is the wife of Loren Wayne Van Dyke and the late mother of the legendary comedians and actors Dick Van Dyke and Jerry Van Dyke.

Victoria was born on the 6th of October 1986 to parents Charles Cornelius McCord and Adeline V. Neal McCord. Here are 10 facts about her:

Cause of Death

Hazel Dyke died on the 27th of September, 1992 at the age of 95 due to natural cause. She was buried in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, Vermilion Country of the United States. 

The Park is the same place that her husband, Loren Van Dyke was buried 17 years before in 1975. She got the privilege to rest in peace near her husband.

Husband - Loren Wayne Van Dyke

McCord was married to her husband Loren Wayne Van Dyke for 50 years until he passed away in 1975. They married in 1925 and had two sons; Dick and Jerry from their marriage.

A picture of Hazel Van Dyke with her husband and sons.
Hazel Van Dyke with her husband and sons.
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Two Great Sons

As we said earlier, Hazel was a wonderful mother of two sons; Dick Van Dyke and Jerry Van Dyke from her husband Loren. Dick was born in 13 December, 1925 whereas Jerry was born on the 27th of July, 1931. 

A picture of Jerry Van Dyke and DIck Van Dyke.
Jerry Van Dyke and DIck Van Dyke.
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Son Jerry Has Passed Away

Late Hazel's younger son Jerry passed away last year in 2018 following a congestive heart failure. He died at the age of 86 on his wife's lap on their country ranch mansion. His death brought sorrow and heartbreak to every member of the Van Dyke family.

Mother of Millionaire Sons

Both of the sons of Hazel are worth millions and belong to the list of the richest celebrities of U.S. Her elder son, Dick holds an estimated net worth of $50 million where as younger son held an amazing fortune of $40 million. Therefore, she is the mother of millionaire actors and comedians.

Grandchildren

Hazel is the grandmother of seven grandchildren from her sons. They include Barry Van Dyke, Christian Van Dyke, Carrie Beth Van Dyke, and Stacy Van Dyke from Dick whereas Jerri Lynn Dyke, Nancee Kelly, and Ronald Dyke are from Jerry.

A picture of Loren Wayne Van Dyke's son Dick Van Dyke with his son Barry and grandson Wes.
Loren Wayne Van Dyke's son Dick Van Dyke with his son Barry and grandson Wes.
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Was a Stenographer

The mother of two used to work as a stenographer which is a job to transcribe speech into short forms. He earned her living working as a stenographer for a government office.

Granddaughter Committed Suicide

Hazel's granddaughter, Nancee Kelly passed away back in November 17, 1991 after hanging herself to death at her apartment. She was 33 years old at the time of her death and committed suicide following a very hard struggle with drug use.

A picture of Loren Van Dyke's granddaughter Nance Kelly.
Loren Van Dyke's granddaughter Nance Kelly.
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Teaching Profession

Not only a stenographer but the American native also worked in the field of education and used to be a teacher who taught different subjects to kids of middle school.

Used to Live With Her Younger Son Jerry

Before dying, Hazel Dyke used to live with her younger son Jerry in Malvern, England since 1984. The mother was living very happily with her son and three grandchildren.

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