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Gail (Simon) Hurst

January 16, 1940 ~ April 17, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

Gail Simon Hurst, of Center Valley, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at the age of 82.  She was the beloved wife of John F. Hurst, with whom she shared over 62 years of marriage.  Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mae (Van Brunt) Simon.  She was a graduate of Lower Merion High School, class of 1957, and Bryn Mawr School of Nursing, class of 1960.  Gail had a lifetime career working as a pediatric nurse in both hospital and office settings.  She was active in the Girl Scouts for many years.  Gail was passionate about animals and volunteered at Animals in Distress.  She also trained service dogs for the mobility impaired.  Gail was creative in many ways and was an avid gardener.  She also enjoyed reading, sewing, baking and especially spending time with her family.   

 

Survivors: In addition to her husband John, she will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Pamela Hurst Hill and her husband Gary of Royersford, Christine Hurst Perrucci and her husband Michael, as well as two grandchildren, Jack and Alexandra Perrucci, all of Bethlehem.

 

Services: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 9:30 and 11:30 A.M. on Friday, April 22, 2022, followed by a brief service at 11:30 A.M. at Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.  A luncheon will follow at Saucon Valley Country Club.   A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.

 

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Gail's memory to Animals in Distress, P.O. Box 609 Coopersburg, PA 18036 (animalsindistresspa.org).

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Services

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Friday
April 22, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

Funeral Service
Friday
April 22, 2022

11:30 AM
Cantelmi Long Funeral Home
500 Linden Street
Bethlehem, PA

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