Carl J. “CJ” Hurley, 73,
of Newville, passed to eternal life on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Green Ridge Village, Newville. He was
born on April 4, 1941, in Carlisle, a son of the late Edward Isaac Hurley and Mabel M. (Zinn) Hurley Mell.
He was a 1959 graduate of Big Spring High School, Newville. Carl served four years in
the National Guard and two years in the U. S. Army. He began work with the former United Telephone Co.,
which later became Sprint Telephone Co., and retired as an engineer after 32 years of service. Carl also
loved farming. He enjoyed old tractors and fixing things up. He was a member of Carlisle
Evangelical Free Church and the Cushman Club of America.
is survived by his loving and devoted wife of nearly 55 years, Beverly Ann (Reid) Hurley, one daughter, Tracey E. (husband,
John) Rush of Carlisle, one son, Trent A. (wife, Terrylee) Hurley of Newville, one sister, Leona Kelley of Carlisle, three
grandchildren; Ashley (husband, Nathan) Payne, Lauren Hurley and Libby Hurley, one great-granddaughter, Brynleigh Payne and
many nieces and nephews. Carl was predeceased by two brothers; Richard Hurley and Paul Wyrick and one sister,
services will be held on Monday, April 14, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Carlisle Evangelical Free Church, 290 Petersburg Rd., Carlisle,
with Pastor Shad Baker officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
A viewing will be held at the church on Monday from 11 a.m. until time of services. Ewing Brothers
Funeral Home, Carlisle is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contribution may be made to Carlisle Evangelical
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Tracey, Trent and family, please no you are in our prayers, growing up I always thought Mr. Hurley was such a nice man, I
know he will be missed, just know we will all be together someday, hugs to all and may GOD be with you all during this sad
time, love Melody Cooper Lintner
I am so sorry for your
loss. Carl was a very nice man - I got to know him through my dad, Karl Railing, when they worked together at Sprint. My
thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sincerely, Brenda Bradley
Bev and Family!! On behalf of the Class of 1959, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy. Carl was a special guy who
was loved by all who knew him. His sense of humor was always enjoyed by all. Naturally you will miss him Bev, but you have
so many wonderful memories to cherish from your lives together.I n closing, Rene and I wish you the very best during
the grieving process. God bless!!!
Bev, Tracey and Trent,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband and father. He was such a special
man and I fondly remember our chats at CEFC and related events. My prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Thoughts and prayers are with you
during this difficult time. We know how you are feeling, we have gone through the same thing in the last 2 years. Just know
that we will all be together some day and cherish the memories that you have. We will never forget the time Carl's donkey
showed up at our farm.
so very sorry for your loss, may the peace of The Lord be with you. The Leonard family.
Hi Bev, Tracey and Trent,
So many wonderful memories. Keep them close. I want more words but all
the comfort you need is knowing that Carl is now in the most wonderful kingdom. My love to you, Amy (Zinn) Welch
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. You are not alone as we have
just lost one dear to us. What peace there is in knowing where he is! Heaven is rejoicing!
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