June 1, 2016


Claire A. Hurd

OBIT FLAGHurd_ClaireClaire A. Hurd, 92, lifelong resident of Elyria, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at The Abbewood in Elyria. Born in Elyria, Claire was a graduate of Elyria High School.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Leaving the U.S. Navy at the end of the war, he became a skilled journeyman carpenter, working for many contractors throughout the area. He enjoyed furniture making, metal working, gardening, fishing, quilling and oil painting.

Claire is survived by a son, Jeff B. Hurd of Elyria; and a sister, Betty Seybert of Canton.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Anna P. Hurd in 2007; and an infant son, Douglas A. Hurd.

A private burial took place Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.

Memorial contributions may be made to Elyria Salvation Army, 716 Broad St., Elyria, OH 44035.