Obituary of Sally Crockett Hurlburt
Sally Crockett Hurlburt, 80, of Malden, Massachusetts. died on Aug. 12, 2022, in Boston, after a long illness. She was born Aug. 4, 1942, in Boston, the daughter of Paul S. and Gertrude “Trudy” Hurlburt.
Sally attended schools in Amherst and Canton, Massachusetts, as well as Camden, Maine. She graduated from Camden High School in 1962. She worked for Stell and Shevis of Camden as a silk screener and later worked at Whitehall Inn in charge of the laundry room.
She left Camden and lived in Bangor for several years until failing health required assisted living. She lived in Waterville for five years before moving to Malden, Massachusetts, to be near her niece, Karen Wiley Lovejoy. She remained in assisted living in the Dexter House in Malden until her death.
She was a faithful communicant at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bangor, Maine, until moving to Massachusetts. She became enthralled with the Catholic faith while living in Bangor with her close friends the Clements. Sally is best remembered for her skills with crafts, especially her loom work with rugs. She enjoyed watching WWE wrestling and is also remembered for her sense of humor with many short witticisms.
She was predeceased by her parents, Paul and Trudy Hurlburt, and sister Nancy Hurlburt Wiley Whitney. Sally is survived by brother Paul “Pete” Hurlburt and wife Patricia of Leesburg, Fla.; nephews Paul E. Hurlburt of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Timothy Hurlburt of Lincolnville, Maine, David Wiley of Scarborough, Maine, G. Scott Wiley and wife Joanne of Scarborough, Maine, F. Allen Wiley and wife Patty of Singer Island, Fla.; niece Karen Wiley Lovejoy and husband Douglas Lovejoy of Nashua, N.H.; and several grand nephews and nieces.
Those who wish may donate to the Epilepsy Foundation @ www.epilepsy.com in Sally’s memory.
Graveside services for the family will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Orono, Maine, in October. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, Bangor and Brewer. Messages and memories may be shared with the family at kileyandfoley.comTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sally Hurlburt, please visit Tribute Store
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