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Edna Alice Hurst

April 8, 1944 ~ June 27, 2018 (age 74)
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Edna Alice Hurst, 74, of Frederick, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  
Born April 8, 1944, in Frederick, she was the daughter of the late Emory and Alice Shafer. 
Edna worked for the Frederick County Public Schools until her retirement.  She very much enjoyed working at New Market Elementary School as Lead Custodian, as well as, her wonderful interaction with the school kids.  Edna was an amazing woman who will missed by all those that she met throughout her life.  
Edna enjoyed spending time with her family, knitting, playing cards with family, bingo and gardening. 
She is survived by her children Mary, Brenda, Barbara and James; her life partner, Thomas Hurst; and step-son, Ricky Sandy; along with many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   She is also survived by her sisters, Nancy Bengston and Wanda Shafer.  
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert Shafer and Preston Shafer; and her sisters, Ruth Shafer, Betty Rohrbaugh and Linda Shafer.  
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main St., Thurmont, MD. 
Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Stauffer Funeral Home in Thurmont. Please feel free to come and share your Edna experiences with others in attendance.  
We love you very much Mom and miss you dearly.  The Hurst family would like to thank all the staff at Hospice, HomeCall and Meals on Wheels for all the support that was provided.  
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to those supporting organizations. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

 Service Information

July 6, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stauffer Funeral Home, Thurmont
104 E Main Street
Thurmont, MD 21788

Funeral Service
July 7, 2018

11:00 AM
Stauffer Funeral Home, Thurmont
104 E Main Street
Thurmont, MD 21788