Richard J. Hurley, 86, Adams Center

ADAMS CENTER, NY —  Richard J. Hurley, 86, Adams Center, and formerly of Norwood and Potsdam, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020, at the home of his caregivers, his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Linda Hurley.

A private funeral Mass will be held for the convenience of the family at St. Cecilia’s Church, Adams. Burial will be in St. Cecilia’s Cemetery, Town of Henderson.

Arrangements are with the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville.

He was born March 4, 1934, a son to Timothy and Mary Frances Hourihan. Following his education, he served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955.

Mr. Hurley was a machinist at the General Motors plant in Massena for many years, retiring from there.

He enjoyed spending time and conversing with his many nieces and nephews about their lives and sporting accomplishments.

He was a member of the Norwood American Legion.

Richard is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Linda Hurley, Adams Center; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by four brothers, Donald, Gerald, Timothy and Harold, and two sisters, Mary Tebo and Rita Hurley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY  13601.

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