Obituary of Mary Catherine Hurley-Keeping
In Loving Memory
Mary Catherine Hurley (Keeping)
May 24, 1927 - February 19, 2022
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mom Mary Catherine Hurley (Keeping) on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Twin Town Manor, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL. Known to so many as Mom, Nan, Nanny, Gran Nan, Aunt Mary Kate, she will be profoundly missed by a huge circle of family and friends. She left us as she had lived among us, with grace, humility and a heart full of love for all. She never missed an opportunity to make you laugh or smile or to say I love you. Mom’s life will live on in her 16 children, 67 grandchildren and 64 great-grandchildren as well as several great-great grandchildren and may we never forget we were blessed beyond measure.
Predeceased by her husband Michael Stephen Hurley & her late husband Edmund Keeping of Cormack, NL. Children: Elizabeth, Stephen, Larry Scott, Jack, Mary. Granddaughter: Melinda Drover. Sisters: Josephine. Brothers: William, Peter, Alphonsus. Son-in-law Ronald Kelly. Mom, we can imagine the reunion and how happy they will be in your loving arms. Your work here is done.
Left to celebrate her life with cherished memories: Raymond (Eileen), ON; Lorraine Kelly, NL; Martin Hurley, BC; Kathleen Austin (Tyrone) NL; James (Sandra), ON; Sharon LeCoure (Melvin) NL; Peggy Wiseman (Sterling), NS; Patrick (Lorna) NL; Michael (Denise) NL; Jane Thompson (Dennis) NL; Sheila Davis (Greg) AB; Rose Marie Hurley (Harry) AB; Kelly Hurley (Rick) NL; Eileen Goldthorpe (Edward), ON. Sisters: Gertie (Ed) Howe, NL; Nell (Peter) Fitzpatrick, NL. Brother: Jerome (Marianne), NL; daughters-in-law Ellen Hurley, NL; Madonna Hurley, NL and Dottie Hurley, NL; son-in-law Jacques Turcotte, QC.
Pallbearers: Pat Hurley, Michael Hurley, Liam Healey, Michael Barker, Jason LeCoure and Gregory Davis.
The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the Staff at Twin Town Manor where they have treated mom like their own mom. Thank you for your compassion and the memories you have shared with us through the years and especially when her time to leave was near.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice or ‘Be kind to someone today”.
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