Judy Mae (Leonard) Hurd, 70, LG Health retiree, Community Services Foundation volunteer, dedicated grandma

By on October 4, 2017

Judy Mae (Leonard) Hurd, of Chesapeake City, Md., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the age of 70.

Judy was born on May 27, 1947, in Norfolk, Va. She grew up in Johnson City, Tenn., and Cleveland, Ohio. Judy was one of six children born to Dorothy and Joseph Leonard.

Judy and her husband, Robert Hurd, lived in Lititz until 1997, when they moved to North East, Md., and finally residing in Chesapeake City, Md.

Judy proudly retired from LG Health in 1999 and the Food Bank of Delaware in 2010. She spent much of her free time volunteering for the Community Services Foundation of Cecil County making reassurance calls. Judy was a very active participant in her country line dancing group and water aerobics through the local Senior Centers.

Judy enjoyed spending time with her 12 grandchildren whether it was, gardening, cooking, crocheting a baby outfit or cheering from the sidelines at a sporting event.

She is survived by her husband: Robert O. Hurd of Chesapeake City Md.; her three children: Kevin Schuman of Pennsylvania, Mike Schuman of California, Deena Schuman of Pennsylvania; three stepchildren: Jack Hurd of Pennsylvania, Dennis Hurd of California, and Catherine Hurd of Hawaii; 12 grandchildren: Kali Hurd, Malek Hurd, Casey Minney, Dayne Minney, Ava Minney, Colleen Schuman, Maura Schuman, Caitlyn Schuman, Katie Hurd, Alison Hurd, Denise Hurd, and Robert Ryan Hurd; two sisters of Ohio; a brother of Michigan; as well as many nieces and nephews she adored.

The family will be celebrating Judy’s life at a private service on Oct. 8.

In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks for donations made to firstgiving.com/413206, Community Services Foundation of Cecil County, Inc. c/o Cecil County Department of Community Services, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Suite 2550, Elkton, MD 21921.

Brandywine Valley Funeral Care, Wilmington, Del., handled the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at brandywinevalleyfc.com.

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