HORNELL/ELMIRA-Michael R. “Mike” Hurlburt, 66, of 445 Braden St., Elmira, NY, formerly of Hornell died Tuesday morning (August 14, 2018) at Arnot Ogden Hospital in Elmira following a long illness.
Born in Hornell on January 5, 1952, he was the son of Homer & Louise (Bundy) Hurlburt.
Mike grew up in Hornell and was a graduate of Hornell High School (class of 1971). He had been employed at St. James Hospital for 6 ½ years and for about 32 years, was employed at Stern & Stern Textile Corporation as a Loom Fixer, retiring in 2010. He has resided in Elmira since 2012.
He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed bowling – playing in several bowling leagues throughout the years. Mike was also an avid Buffalo Bills Football Fan.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Hurlburt and also his nephew, Marvin Hurlburt.
He was married on February 16, 1974 to the former Lucinda “Cindy” Sanford who survives. Also surviving are his son, Christopher Hurlburt of Bath; his daughter, Robin ( Ken) Smith
of Elmira; 4 brothers, Hal (Glenda) Hurlburt of Hornell, Russell Hurlburt of Hornell, Joseph (Debbie) Hurlburt of Hornell and Philip Hurlburt of Florida; 1 sister, Diane Conlin of Canisteo; 7 grandchildren, Layna Hurlburt, Ceairra Sherbert, Nathaniel Sherbert, Tyler Smith, Joshua Wilhelm, Sebastian Wilhelm and Savannah Hoskins; several nieces & nephews.
At Mike’s request there will be no prior calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday at 12:00 PM (Noon) at the Bradford Baptist Church in Bradford, NY
Mike’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the Bradford Volunteer Fire Department, 7603 County Route 20, Bradford, NY 14815.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.
To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.