Darlene Mae Grossman, age 56, resident of Meadville, PA passed away unexpectedly on August 29, 2016 at Meadville Medical Center. Born in Oil City, PA on March 20, 1960, Darlene was a daughter of the late Howard Hurst and Betty Walters Hurst.

Grossman, Darlene009Following graduation from Cranberry High School, Darlene worked for periods of time at Golden Dawn, Bi-Lo, Hallmark, and Allegheny College. She enjoyed reading, collecting books, baking and was a big animal lover.

Darlene is survived by a son – Jason Hurst of Meadville; a daughter – Rachel Jackson of Meadville; and a foster daughter – Shonta Jackson of Arizona. In addition, Darlene is survived by a sister – Cheri Scannell and her husband, James of Saegertown, two brothers – Ken Hurst and his wife, Kim of Saegertown, and James Hurst of Saegertown; a grandson – Carter Jackson, and several nieces and nephews. Also a special friend survives – Vinnie Collingwood.

At this time no calling hours will be observed. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of? flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be made to the family.