February 13, 1915 – February 4, 2019
103, of Tampa, passed away on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at Palm Garden in Clearwater. She was born and raised in Tampa and attended Gorrie Elementary, Wilson Jr High, and HB Plant High School. She was also a graduate of The University of Tampa. Of her many accomplishments, she was most proud of raising her two sons and her service in World War II as a Spanish language interpreter for the Department of Censorship. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luke and Otilia Rogers, her sisters, Otilia Rogers, Stella Carr and Grace Constande, and her spouse, Francis E. “Paddy” Hurn. She is survived by her sons, Patrick (Mary) Hurn and James (Gail) Hurn, and her niece, Susan (Ron) Robinson. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Katy B. Hurn, James E. Hurn, Jr, Erin E. Garber, and Mary Elizabeth Hurn, and five great grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 2-3pm with a service to follow at 3pm at Blount Curry Funeral Home, 605 S MacDill Ave. Burial will be private at Florida National Cemetery.
- Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019