Laura Kurth

KURTH, LAURA Laura Kurth, age 66, of Middletown, succumbed to cancer on Oct. 27, 2013, at Mountain View Community, in Ossipee, NH. Born in Gainesville, Fla. to Arthur L. and Marguerite (Jarlett) Kurth, Laura graduated from Gettysburg College (’69) and was a Child Services Worker at Riverview Hospital, Middletown, for 35 years. A friend to all and sympathizer of the less fortunate, including numerous cats over the years, Laura is survived by her sister, Elissa Paquette, and brother-in-law Ron, of Wolfeboro, NH, and nieces Caroline Newton of Belmont, Ma. and Alison Hayford of Ossipee, NH. A 2 p.m. service in celebration of her life will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 300 Washington St., Middletown, on Nov. 16. Memorial gifts may be made in her name to the church’s Camp Calumet Scholarship Fund. Continuing acts of kindness in deed and thought will be a tribute to her life.
Published in The Middletown Press on Nov. 9, 2013