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Kathleen Ann Hurley

November 13, 1955 - November 29, 2022


Obituary For Kathleen Ann Hurley

Our beloved, Kathleen Ann Hurley, passed away unexpectedly on November 29, 2022, at her home in Peabody, MA. She was 67. Kathy was born in Chelsea MA and raised in Peabody, MA, where she attended St. John's Grammar School and graduated from Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, class of 1973. After starting her career in the Hospitality industry, Kathy moved to Boston, MA. She started working as a secretary for Cable Vision Systems Corp. and was later promoted to corporate trainer. Once again due to her love of adventure, curiosity, and travel Kathy made a move to New York City and lived in the lower East side and transferred with Cablevision, and worked in Newark, New Jersey. She was later promoted to Director of Human Resources. Kathy then made the made move to live on St. John’s Virgin Island. After moving there, she initially worked in the Hospitality industry. Then, later due to her independent nature, she became an entrepreneur and started her own business as a full-service wedding & event planning business. She named the business "A Love City Wedding." She also was a member of the Rotary Club board. One of the things that Kathy enjoyed doing was getting together with friends and family to have a potluck meal and watch the sunset together.

Kathy's loved traveling to different Caribbean Islands with her family and friends. She also liked going to the different museums in the Washington, D.C. area. At Christmas holidays, Kathy enjoyed spending Christmas with her family members in the Washington, D.C. area. During her childhood, she took piano lessons which manifested into her enjoyment of attending concerts and dressing up in makeup and costumes. Her love for cooking also developed during her hospitality career. Her family and friends always enjoyed her culinary skills.

Her family was the light of her life, and she cherished her relationships with them. When she moved back to her home city of Peabody MA, she was the main caretaker for her brother, James Hurley.

She was a devoted daughter, sister, mother figure, caregiver, aunt, cousin, colleague, and friend. She touched the lives of many people. She will truly be missed and will be forever in our hearts.

Kathleen was survived by her two sisters, Erin Marshall (Rtd. Lt. Col. Thomas Marshall) of Triangle, VA, and Jean Zack (William Zack) of Fairfax, VA, and Naples Fl. Her 5 brothers Ryan Hurley (Eric Brush) of Oahu, HI, Sean Hurley (Joan Hurley) of Monroe Ct., Patrick Hurley of Peabody, MA., Brian Hurley (Carla Hurley) of Canton, MA. She was survived by her brother James Hurley of Peabody, MA., however, he passed away on February 20th, 2023. She is also survived by nieces Lauren and Kaitlin and nephew John Hurley.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Delia Hurley. Her brothers, Michael and Eugene Hurley. Also, by many Uncles and Aunts.

Until we meet again… Kathy

The family request that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The American Thyroid Association (ATA); www/thyroid.org

Her funeral will be held on Friday, May 12, at 9:00 AM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at St. John's the Baptist Church, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, May 11, from 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody.

This is a joint service for Kathleen Ann Hurley and James Michael Hurley.

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  • 05/09/2023

    Kathy was everything that anyone could hope to be: loving, kind, vivacious, audacious, adventurous, and fiercely in love with life.

  • 05/08/2023

    Erin, so sorry to hear about Kathy's passing. I remember her as always being so nice. Thinking of you. Beth Cronan Paulino

  • 05/07/2023

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