Robert B. Hurd, age 90, of Hamden, passed away on October 6, 2013 at Conn. Hospice in Branford. Robert was the husband of Carolen Lewis Hurd. Born in Philadelphia, PA on September 29, 1923, he was a son of the late Robert S. Hurd and Elizabeth Jones Hurd. He is survived by his daughters, Susan Massaro & her husband Vincent and Deborah Miller & her husband James; his son, Stephen Hurd & his wife Sandra all of Hamden; 9 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. Robert was predeceased by his brothers, William Hurd & Russell Jones. Robert was a US Army Veteran of WWII, serving in the First Cavalry Division. He retired in 1988 as Vice President for the Lomas & Nettleton Company; subsequently he worked for the Recreation Department of the Regional Water Company for many years. Robert was one of the founding members of the Dunbar United Church of Christ, a former Boy Scout Leader and instructor for the US Power Squadron and an avid outdoorsman. Friends are invited to attend his Funeral Service on Saturday, October 12th at 11:00 AM in the Dunbar United Church of Christ followed by his interment with Military Honors in the Church Columbarium. Contributions in Robert's memory may be made to the Dunbar United Church of Christ, 419 Dunbar Hill Road, Hamden, CT 06514. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

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  1. Aunt Carol and Family, our family sends prayers and thoughts to all of you at this time of rememberance. Please know that we are thinking of you during this time. Love from the entire family, Sean, Kelly, Danny, Dylan and Drew.

  2. Carol, Jo and I will always remember joining in with your Sunday gathering. Bobs love will always be there in our hearts. We saw the love the whole family has for each other and how proud Bob was. All our love, Butch and Jo

  3. Carol, Sue, Stephen,& Deb. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob’s love for you and his memory will help you through this difficult time. All our Love. Mick and Ann

  4. Carolen, My deepest condolences and my prayers and thoughts with you. Bob was one of the finest gentlemen I ever had the opportunity to know and working with him at the Regional Water Authority was my honor and privilege. I feel fortunate to have know him for the brief 10 years that I did. Love, Michele Ardolino

  5. My sincerest condolences. I had the opportunity to work with Bob while we were both at the RWA Rec Program. What a wonderful and kind man! Always shared a great smile and friendly conversation with all.

  6. We were honored to have known Bob for our brief time and will miss him a lot. Our love and prayers go to all of you and know that his memory will be with you forever. Love Pat and John

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