We Remember

"Up, up the long delirious burning blue; I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace.

Where never lark, or even eagle flew; And while with silent, lifting mind I've trod

The high, untrespassed sanctity of space; Put out my hand, and touched the face of God."


Richard J. Nurge ‘79

Man of Avon: Richard J. Nurge '79

Richard J Nurge of East Hartland, husband of Mandana (Mandy Hopper) Nurge, passed on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

Born in Hackensack NJ , son of Ann (Habenstein) Nurge and the late Conrad R Nurge Sr of Avon, he spent 50 of his 56 years in the area. He graduated Avon Old Farms in 1979 and Babson College in 1983. His 30-year Sales career concentrated in the FI-tech industry.

His hilarious quick wit endeared him to so many people throughout his life. He loved the Lord Jesus and 2 Tim 1:7. He was an avid Lakers, Twins, and Redskins fan; he loved the Blues and relaxing at the beach. He was a member of the East Hartland Volunteer Fire Dept.

Besides his wife Mandy, he leaves two sons Samuel W. Nurge (Esther) of Amesbury, MA, and Calvin F. Nurge (Megan) of Cincinnati, OH; a daughter Mandana A. Nurge of Louisville, KY; a brother Conrad Nurge, Jr. (Maryann) of Pinehurst, NC and three sisters, Betti Ann Perrotti (Jim) of Southington, Nancy Nurge (Drew Gibson) of Amston Lake, and Janet DiPace (Jamie) of Avon and a host of nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Add to Comments: RJN Missions Fund or mailed to address above.

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