Frances M. “Fran” Hurd, 74, of Selbyville, Del., died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Seattle, Wash. She was born in Wilmington, Del., the daughter of the late Charles A. Dougherty and Mary (Slattery) Dougherty.
She retired from work as a manager for Verizon. She was member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del.
Hurd was preceded in death by a brother, John Dougherty. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Leonard Hurd; two sons, Len Hurd III and his wife, Karen, of Herndon, Va., and Bryan Hurd and his wife, Stephanie, of Kirkland, Wash.; a sister, Sister Mary Charles of Tyringham, Mass.; a brother, Charles Dougherty of Wilmington; five grandchildren, Bethany, Alexander, James, Andrew and Charles Hurd; and her adopted grandchildren, Jessica and Thomas Vieradias.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at noon at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home, 19 South Main Street, Selbyville, Del. Friends may call one hour before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sisters of the Visitation of Holy Mary; 14 Beach Rd.; Tyringham, MA 01264.