Clairanne E. Hurst, 90, formerly of 14 Oxford Drive, Suffield, CT, died on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Brookdale Assisted Living after a long illness. She was a teacher in the Chicopee public school system for 3 years prior to her marriage in 1956. Born in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts in 1931, she also lived in South Hadley, MA, Lincoln, RI, Wethersfield, CT, Manlius, NY, and Avon, CT before making Suffield, CT her home for over 30 years. She was a 1948 graduate of Chicopee High School and a 1952 graduate of Our Ladies of the Elms College in Chicopee, Ma. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Suffield, Ct. She was involved in the Suffield Women's Club, the Suffield Women’s Garden Club and was a docent at Phelps-Hatheway House and Gardens in Suffield, Ct. She is predeceased by her husband of 64 years John P. Hurst, and survived by her daughter Elizabeth Burke of Liverpool, NY and her son John Paul Hurst of Milton, DE; two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at both Brookdale Assisted Living and Beacon Hospice for their kind care of Claireanne through her long fight with Dementia. Funeral services with a private burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chicopee will be held at the convenience of the family. Tylunas Funeral Home, Chicopee has been entrusted with arrangements.
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