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Dorothy G. Hurst


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Dorothy G. Hurst

AGE: 99 • Myrtle Beach, SC

Dorothy G. Hurst passed away Monday April 4th, 2016 at Brightwater, Myrtle Beach, SC. She was born December 22, 1916 into a large happy family in Glen Savage, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania. Growing up she enjoyed a childhood of outdoor activity and farm life. When Dorothy was 14 her family moved to Federalsburg, Maryland. She excelled in sports at Federalsburg High School and was a member of the 1932 & 1933 Fieldball teams and the 1933 & 1934 volleyball teams; captaining the 1934 team. After high school, she worked as a personal secretary in Washington, DC.

In 1937 she married George P. Hurst and moved to Wilmington, Delaware. There Dorothy devoted her energies to caring for her husband George and raising four children. She lived her long life believing that caring for her family was her most important work.

She was predeceased by her husband in 2001, daughter, Gail in 1967 and grandson, Hayden in 2015. She is survived by three children: Glenn (Fran), Jane Markley (Steuart) and James; three grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and her sisters Hazel O'Bryan, Marian Hearn and Betty DePasquale.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions to (LLS) of Delaware 100 W. 10th St, Suite 209, Wilmington, DE 19801 or www.LLS.org/de. A memorial service and interment will be at Gracelawn Cemetery, New Castle, DE on July 23rd.
Published in The News Journal on Apr. 17, 2016
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