George Elmer Hurrey, 71, of Moosic, died Thursday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death on Oct. 17, 1992, by his beloved wife, Marian Chapman Hurrey.
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Born in Hughestown on Sept. 25, 1942, son of the late George and Jessie Winola Corby Hurrey, George was a longtime truck driver for the former Casket Shells Inc. of Eynon, before his retirement.
A loyal member of the NRA, George was an extensive collector of everything from guns to coins. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle, who will be forever missed.
He is survived by his children, Scott Hurrey, Moosic; Caroline Hill and husband, Paul, Nicholson; Lisa Lee and husband, Dan, Jessup; and Rebecca DeGroot and husband, Mark, Tampa, Fla.; siblings, Stephen, Elmer, Andrew and Sidney Hurrey and Corliss McGovern and husband, James, Harding; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Amy Hurrey; and a brother, John Hurrey.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, to be conducted by the Rev. Howard Woodruff, pastor of the Elm Park United Methodist Church in Scranton.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Monday from 5 p.m. until services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
Visit www.kearneyfuneralhome.com for directions or to leave an online condolence.
Kearney Funeral Homes
517 North Main Street Old Forge, PA 18518-1811
Published in Scranton Times on July 11, 2014