Jain A. Hurd, 88, of Cornwall Manor and formerly of Wallingford and Glenolden, passed away on Saturday March 17, 2012, at the Health Center.


Jain A. Hurd, 88, of Cornwall Manor and formerly of Wallingford and Glenolden, passed away on Saturday March 17, 2012, at the Health Center.

Born in Smyrna, DE on October 11, 1923, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Mary Elizabeth Armstrong Hurd.  She graduated in 1942 from John Bassett Moore High School and then had attended Beacom College.  Jain had retired from FMC Corp. in Philadelphia, where she had worked as an Executive Secretary.  She was a member of the Norwood United Methodist Church, and over the years she had served in various offices.  Always gracious, she was devoted to her family and friends, enjoyed crafts, toll painting stenciling and traveling,

She is survived by her nephew Rev. W. Matthew Whayland and his wife Pamela of Lebanon and their daughters Erin and Lindsey.

She was preceded in death by sisters Mary Louise Whayland and Margaret Maloney, and her brother-in-law Howard C. Maloney.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 11 AM at the Cornwall Manor Chapel, the Rev. Glen Esler officiating.  Interment at a later date will be at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Smyrna, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Norwood U.M. Church, 315 Chester Pike, Norwood, PA  19074 or to Cornwall Manor, 1 Boyd St., Cornwall, PA  17016.