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Raymond Gurt

Raymond W. Gurt ’76, 65, of Hershey, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.  

He was born January 20, 1957, in Philadelphia, son of the late Raymond and Gertrude (Prendergast) Gurt.

Ray was a graduate of Milton Hershey School and had recently retired from the maintenance department at Hotel Hershey. He will be most fondly remembered for his love of family, friends, bringing laughter to all by telling his jokes constantly. He was always thoughtful, kind and treated everyone like family. His love for Philadelphia sports teams was known by all especially the EAGLES and PHILLIES!    

Ray is survived by brothers and sisters, Marianne (Mike) Katen, (Thomas) Loughery, Rose (Glenn) Manella, Bernadette (John) Fox, Marita (Bill) McGee, Robert Gurt, Peter (Jane) Gurt.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sister Joanne Loughery.

A celebration of life will be held Friday, October 28, 2022, beginning at 11am, in the Purcell Friendship Hall, 109 McCorkle Road, Hershey, PA 17033.  The family will visit with attendees following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Gertrude Gurt Family

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