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“He modeled hope and joy while bringing out the best in those around him. His legacy endures through the lives he touched and the encouragement he...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: John Michaliszyn - Westfield, MA

“Mandy, Sam, Calvin and Mandana, the world needs more men like Rich. Maybe he can pass along some of his wisdom and strength from heaven where I...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Mandy, I am sending all my love to you, Sam, Calvin and Mandana. Rich was a big presence and will be missed in a big way! ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Diane Camann - Seattle, WA

“So very sorry for your loss! Rich is in his mansion in Glory with his Heavenly Father! You are all in my heart and prayers! ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Jim Bell

“Mandy and Family, I am so sorry that I am just hearing of your loss. Rich came to SCORE earlier this year to learn more about the real estate...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Rick Pfohl - Hartford, CT

“I feel blessed to have known Rich, and look back on the times that we spent together as some of the happiest of my life. He was always ready with a...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Allan Roby - Brentwood, CA

“Mandy, Dana and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Rich was a man of strong faith who loved his family immensely. Please know that our...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Sue Salecky - Portland, CT

“Mandy and family....so very sorry to hear of Rich's passing. What a really fine gentlman he was. I'm sure you have many menories to help you through...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Dan Kenslea - Waltham, MA

“So sorry to have heard of the passing of Richard. Our thoughts and prayers for healing are with you all. Don & Joan Nurge ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Mandy and family,So sorry to hear of Rich's passing. Always a smile and a joke or story! That's if we weren't sharing a band or performer. I will...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Charlotte Silkey - East Hartland, CT

“Mandy, Sam, Calvin and Mandana, We are praying for you. Our thoughts and synpathy go out to you and your family. Sincerely, Jen and Dave Hartzell. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: David Hartzell - East Hartland, CT

“Played "Wiffle Ball" with Richard when we were kids, spent many hours enjoying his friendship as a child. Cherish those memories. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Daniel Soucy

“Our deepest sympathy goes out to Mandy and the Nurge family. Richard will be missed by many but we know that he is with the Lord he loved. There...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Aaron Huber

“Dear Mandy and family,I had the pleasure to know and work closely with Rich at Bankers's Bank for almost 5 years. It was a distinct honor. He will be...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Lascala - Feeding Hills, MA

“Mandy and Family,I am so sorry to hear of Rich's passing. I was blessed to have spent time working with such a great friend and colleague. My...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Chuck Maynard - Colchester, CT

“My heart goes out to Ann, Richard's wife, children and the rest of his family. I know what a wonderful family you are and that you will hold each...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Judith Dowden

“Mrs. Nurge and Family,I am so sorry to hear of this news. Thinking of you and your family during these difficult times. Remembering being your...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Becca Loveland - East Hartland, CT

“Mandy, Sam, Calvin and Mandana,We were all sadden to hear of your loss. There are not many words that can comfort any of us in such a sad time. You...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Angela, Jim and Amanda Malo - CT

“To let you know thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.. With deepest sympathy.. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Juanita Bowen

“Mandy and family. Very sad to learn of Rich's passing. I have many great memories of his quick wit and great humor when we golfed at Edgewood every...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Osborne Murphy

“Conrad and family, I am very sorry to learn of your brother Richard's passing. I extend sincere condolences from my family to yours. May he Rest in...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Rueblinger & family

“Sending you my heartfelt condolences on your loss. No words can help, I know, but you are all in my prayers. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Liz Bennett

“Mandy, Kevin and I are so very sorry to hear of Rich's passing. There are no words of comfort I can give except knowing our Lord has wrapped his...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: De & Kevin Lillie - East Hartland, CT


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. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, July 25, 11 AM (family available at 10:30) at the Westfield Evangelical Free Church, 568 Southwick Road, Westfield, MA. There are no calling hours. A reception will follow at the church. Donations may be made to www.WestfieldEFC.com/Missions/ Add to Comments: RJN Missions Fund or mailed to address above.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Tuesday, July 25
11:00 AM    3482280 3579888 20170725T110000

Westfield Evangelical Free Church

568 Southwick Road Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 562-1504