HURLEY John (Jack) J., 69, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 24, 2013, at his home. He was the loving husband of the late Pauline Hurley. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Roslindale and Jamaica Plain. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas School in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale High School. Mr. Hurley was a member of the Yankee Division of the National Guard. He was an Apprentice of the Bricklayer’s School and worked as a Bricklayer for most of his life. He retired in 2004 from the Bricklayers and Masons Local 3 Boston. He enjoyed classic cars, listening to classic rock and riding his Harley Davidson. He also enjoyed spending quality time with his step-grandchildren. Jack was the son of the late James M. Hurley and Ruth (Harris) Hurley. He is survived by his brother James Hurley, his wife Ellen Hurley and his brother Thomas Hurley. He is also survived by his nieces Jane (Jeffrey) Allard, Denise (Daniel) Ryan, great nieces Courtney and Sarah Jane, and great nephews Albert James and Daniel. Jack is the father of Kathleen (Hurley). In addition he was stepfather to Teresa Flynn, her husband Sean Flynn and Joseph Gwynn and step grandfather to Livia and William Flynn. A Celebration of his Life will be scheduled for after the new year as per Jack’s wishes. If you would like to be informed of the service, please email Teresa at firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com. Donations in his name can be made to The American Liver Foundation, online at: www.liverfoundation.org or mailed to: American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006
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Published in Boston Herald on Nov. 27, 2013