Edith (Reed) Hurlburt, 93, of Troy, PA passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Ermold E. “Sam” Hurlburt who passed away on January 27, 2014. The couple married April 3, 1954 and had 59 happy years together.
Edith was born on May 26, 1927 in Williamsport, PA daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Chamberlin) Reed. She was a 64 year member and past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star Maxwell Chapter #233. Edith was an avid bowler and bowled twice a week into her 90’s and was awarded the Good Sportsmanship Award and was inducted into the Troy Hall of Fame. She was baptized in the creek at Bakerburg Church and attended church regularly. Edie loved everyone. Every Friday she would fold bulletins with Lucy Green, Edie Bailey, and Gladys Starkey. She enjoyed this time and would go to the Iron Skillet with them for lunch, then take a ride up on Armenia Mountain. Her visits with Garry and Carol Zuber and Ozzie and Angie Osgood were always the highlight to her Friday outing. Edith’s Saturday nights were filled with the music of Lawrence Welk and Polka bands. She was a homemaker but moreover was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Edith is survived by her children; Gloria Jean Hurlburt of Troy, PA, Philip Hiram "Bub" (Rose Jenney) Hurlburt of Milan, PA, and Charles Edward (Elaine Ray) Hurlburt of Troy, her grandchildren; Nick (Randi) Randall, Katie (Adam) Koch, Harry (Bobbi Jo) Hurlburt, Eric (Lyndsey) Hurlburt, Shawn Flynn, Tommy, Josh, Cody, and Taylor Hallock, and Savannah Ray, her great grandchildren; Jordyn, Allison, and Sam Hurlburt, Ben, Eli, and Max Randall, Amber White, Gerdy Koch, Wilder and Jasper Koch, Leah and Ensley Hurlburt, her sister-in-law Hildred Austic of North Carolina, along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Edith was preceded in death by her parents, her infant daughter, her daughter-in-law Vicki, her sisters Dorothy Reed and Shirley Clickner, her brother and sister-in-law Robert and Marcella Reed, her brothers-in-law; Lou, Denny, and DeWayne Hurlburt, and her sisters-in-law; Jackie, Bea, and Gladys, her niece Vivian Hurlburt, and her nephew Timothy Reed.
Family and friends are welcome to gather from 12:00-1:00 PM on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 1093 West Main St., Troy, PA. The funeral service to honor Edith’s life will be held after the visitation at 1:00 PM on Thursday, October 15th at the funeral home with Rev. Ozzie Osgood officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.
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