LACONIA — Shirley Ann Crockett, 79, of 30 County Drive and formerly of Heritage Terrace, Belmont died at the Belknap County Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. She was the widow of Donald L. Crockett who died April 18, 2004.
Mrs. Crockett was born February 2, 1934 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Gladys (Blackey) and Arthur E. Hurd, Sr. She was a long time resident of Belmont before moving to Laconia seven months ago and had been employed at the Laconia State School & Training Center for over thirty-seven years.
Mrs. Crockett was an avid bingo player, loved NASCAR, the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins and the New England Patriots.
Survivors include her son, Clifton "Kip" Guay, Jr. and his wife, Joanne, of Belmont; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; four brothers, Albert Hurd and his wife, Ernestine, of Gilford, Arnold Hurd and his wife, Jackie, of Meredith, Doug Hurd and his wife, Kirsten, of Virginia and Gerald Hurd and his wife, Anita, of Connecticut; two sisters, Betty Chamberlin and her husband, Stanton, of Gilford and Wanda Brunt and her husband, Jim, of Plymouth; four sisters-in-law, Barbara Hurd of Georgia and Margaret Hurd, Patricia Hurd and Carolee Hurd, all of Meredith and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Crockett was predeceased by a son, Richard A. Guay, and by four brothers, Arthur Hurd, Jr., Robert Hurd, Richard Hurd and Howard Hurd.
There will be no calling hours.
A private Graveside Service will be held at the family lot in Bayside Cemetery, Laconia.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, New Hampshire 03247.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.