Elmer M. Hurst, a retired steelworker, died Sunday at a hospital in Staunton, Va., after an apparent heart attack at his home in New Hope, where he had more than five years ago.
Services for Mr. Hurst, who was 73, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Middle River Church of the Brethren in New Hope.
He retired almost 10 years ago after working for more than 40 years at the Bethlehem Steel Corp. plant at Sparrows Point.
The native of Pulaski, Va., served in the Navy during World War II.
His first wife, the former Ethel Glick, died in 1982.
He is survived by his wife, the former Alda Sandridge; a daughter, Joanne Hurst Kraus of Baltimore; a stepson, John Sandridge of New Hope; a stepdaughter, Cathy Sandridge Long of New Hope; a sister, Agnes Gregory of Pulaski; a brother, Gilmer Hurst of Pulaski; and two step-grandchildren.