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Janet N. Hurd

February 9, 1940 — June 12, 2021

Janet N. Hurd, age 81, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Massachusetts.  Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on February 9, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Sirkka (Rindell) Anderson.  She was raised in Walpole, Massachusetts, where she graduated from Walpole High School with the Class of 1957.  Janet continued her education, earning her certificate from the Chandler School of Business in Norwood in 1959.
 
Janet married her beloved husband, Allan R. Hurd, on October 13, 1965 in Hampton, New Hampshire.  The young couple made their home together in Walpole, where Janet took on the role of a homemaker, raising and caring for her two sons, Scott and Arthur.  After her boys had grown up, Janet took a secretarial position with Manheim New England Auto Auction, just off Route 1 in Walpole.  She stayed with Manheim through their move to North Dighton, transitioning into a part-time role until her retirement in 2000.
 
Throughout her life, Janet loved playing various games, including word games, such as scrabble; completing jigsaw puzzles; and playing dominoes with friends.  She enjoyed trying her luck with the Lottery and enjoyed the occasional trip to the casinos in Connecticut.  Most of all, Janet loved being surrounded by her family.  She looked forward to family cookouts, notably the Third of July in Walpole; and was always eager to attend the big family Christmas Eve party.
 
Beloved wife of the late Allan R. Hurd.
Loving mother of Scott A. Hurd and his wife, Anita, of Walpole and Arthur E. Hurd and his wife, Karen, of Wrentham.
Cherished grandmother of Nicholas Hurd and Noah Hurd.
Sister of the late Judith A. Cinto and her surviving husband, Charles J. Cinto Sr., of East Walpole.
Sister-in-law of Phyllis J. Sisson and her husband, David, of North Attleborough, MA.
Devoted aunt of Ja-mel Ellis of Walpole, Alyssa Cinto of Walpole, Janine Symes and her husband, Robert, of Kingston, Ariane Cinto of Pembroke, Charles J. Cinto Jr. and his wife, Michelle, of East Walpole and great aunt of Robert Ellis, Kiera Symes, Will Symes, Elina Symes, Dean Cinto, Bella Cinto, and CJ Cinto.
 
At the request of Janet's family, all services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either: Dana Farber Cancer Institute P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284, or the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451.
 
Arrangements by James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, Walpole.
 
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