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  Born: September 8, 1938
  Place of Birth: Cobleskill, New York
  Death: February 17, 2009
  Place of Death: Residence
  Occupation: Self-employed
  Hobbies: Fixing anything broken...
  Organizations: Beards Hollow Society
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Philip Francis Hurst
September 8, 1938 - February 17, 2009
Summit (Schoharie County): Philip F. Hurst, 70, of Beards Hollow Road, town of Richmondville, died suddenly on Monday February 16th at his residence, Highfield Farm.

Mr. Hurst was born September 8, 1938 in Schenectady, a son of Philip W. Hurst and Katherine (Van Schaick) Hurst. A veteran of the army, he completed his Masters of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology. He began his career at Kodak and later advanced into the development, sales, and service of cutting edge bio-technical equipment. At the time of his death, he owned and operated New Dawn Systems, Inc.

He was a member of the Beards Hollow Society and enjoyed the rich history of Schoharie County. He also enjoyed traveling, visiting family, and was noted for his talents in fixing anything broken.

Survivors include his dear friend and companion Kitty Nemecek of New Windsor, NY; his three daughters; Lisa Havey of Fairfield, CT; Krista Feezel of Columbia, MD; Tamra Spink of Hamilton, VA. Five grandchildren, a brother Anthony Hurst of Cambodia, and one niece also survive.

A period of visitation and celebration of his life will be held from 1-3 PM on Saturday, February 21st at the Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home, 108 Chapel Street, Cobleskill.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Beards Hollow Society, C/O Ronald Davis, 106 Hawk Hill Rd., Cobleskill, NY 12043.


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Saturday February 21, 2009, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home
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Memorial donations can be made to:
Beards Hollow Society, C/O Ronald Davis, 106 Hawk Hill Rd., Cobleskill, NY 12043