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Thomas E. Hurd

Thomas E. Hurd

Sep 24, 1939 - Jun 8, 2022

Thomas E. Hurd - Obituary


homas E. Hurd, 82, passed away in Annapolis, MD on June 8, 2022 due to complications associated with a stroke. Born on September 24, 1939 in Springfield, VT to the late Edmund and Mary Hurd, Tom graduated from Springfield High School and the Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy. He served in Vietnam and subsequent marine service whereby he navigated vessels throughout the world. After leaving the Merchant Marines, he was a pilot for the Portland, ME harbor, a Marine Accident Investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board and worked at the Military Sealift Command. Tom was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Annapolis, where he was Chairman of the Respect Life Committee and participated in Eucharistic Adoration. Tom was also a proud 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 1384. Tom’s passion was his Catholic faith and endless efforts to promote the Right to Life Movement. He is survived by his wife, Michelina “Mykie” Buteau Hurd, whom he married on August 16, 1975; his siblings, James Hurd of Homer, AK, John Hurd of Fort Wayne, IN, Paul Hurd of Cape May, NJ and Ann Spurrier of Denver, CO and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to celebrate Tom’s life on Sunday, June 12 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday at 10:30 am at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 620 N. Bestgate Rd., Annapolis, MD. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Springfield, VT at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD 21401. Condolences may be made online by visiting the memory link on this page.