Gladys B. Hurt, 94

Jul 12, 2022

Gladys B. Hurt, 94, of East Wareham, died Sunday, July 10, 2022 at her home unexpectedly. She was the wife of the late Roosevelt Hurt.

Born in Mashpee, she was the daughter of the late Inez (Harding) Mills and Clifton B. Hammond. A previous resident of Bellingham, Mrs. Hurt worked for New England Telephone as an operator, eventually becoming office manager. She moved to Wareham in 1985, and after her retirement, Mrs. Hurt worked for Mass. Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay. She went to sea on their annual sea term semesters working on the mess desk on the training ship.

She enjoyed cooking and was known for making desserts from scratch and enjoyed knitting. Mrs. Hurt was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Survivors include her children, Beverly Via of Buzzards Bay, John Bulgar of New Bedford, Stephan C. Bulgar and his wife Lucia of Acushnet and Brad Bulgar and his partner Anita Mendes of Onset. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Friday, July 15, 2022 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham from 3-5 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.

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