Francis Joseph Hurley

Birth Name Francis Joseph Hurley
Gender male
Age at Death 93 years, 7 months, 17 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 22, 1911 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1a 2a
Census (Nephew) April 14, 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 4132 East 133rd 3a
Event Note

1930 Census Ward 30 Cleveland
April 14, 1930
renting at 4132 East 133rd

Thomas O'Connor, 39, married 1st at 33, born in Ohio, parents in Pennsylvania, attendant, gas station
Margaret O'Connor, 36, married 1st at 30, born in Ohio, father in Irish Free State, mother in Pennsylvania
Lena O'Connor, 71, mother, widowed, born in Pennsylvania, parents in Germany
Francis Hurley, 19, nephew, born in Ohio, mother also, father in Irish Free State, time clerk, railroad

Residence August 19, 1939 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 4139 East 119th 1a
Event Note

Francis was at 4139 East 119th when he married. This was the residence of his mother's sister, Mary (Donovan) Toohig and her husband Maurice.

Informant November 25, 1946 Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1297 Jackson Avenue 4a
Event Note

Francis supplied the information for his father's death certificate.

Death November 8, 2004 Mentor Township, Lake County, Ohio, United States   2a 5a
Services November 12, 2004 Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio, United States   5a
Burial   All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, United States   5a
Event Note

(Painesville) News-Herald, November 10, 2004

Francis J. Hurley

Funeral Mass for Francis J. Hurley, 93, of Kirtland, will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Divine Word Catholic Church, 8100 Eagle Road, in Kirtland.

Mr. Hurley died Nov. 8, 2004, at Heartland of Mentor.

Born March 22, 1911, in Cleveland, he lived in Mantua, Cleveland and Lakewood before moving to Kirtland four years ago.

He was a former member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mantua, where he was in the Holy Name Society and volunteered for a number of organizations at the church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus where he was a 4th degree Grand Knight and loved to work outdoors at his home in Mantua. He was very appreciative of the special care he received from everyone at the Governor's Pointe Assisted Living.

Mr. Hurley was a retired chief clerk for Norfolk-Southern/Nickel Plate Railroad, where he worked for 48 years.

Survivors are his daughter ... grandchildren ... seven grandchildren [sic] ... cousin ... and several nieces and nephews.

His wife, Virginia Hurley; half-sister, Coletta Conway; brother, Vincent Hurley; and half-brother, Emmett Hurley, are deceased.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Brunner Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 8466 Mentor Ave., in Mentor. Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township.




Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Michael J HurleyMay 15, 1872November 25, 1946
Mother Anna T DonovanJanuary 29, 1871April 18, 1920
         Francis Joseph Hurley March 22, 1911 November 8, 2004
    Brother     Vincent Hurley June 9, 1912 June 7, 1970


Family of Francis Joseph Hurley and Virginia Mahony

Married Wife Virginia Mahony ( b. d. ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 19, 1939 Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   1a
Event Note

Marriage Record
19 August 1939
Francis J Hurley, 28, born in Cleveland, a clerk living at 4139 East 119th. father: Michael. mother: Anna Donovan
Virginia C Mahony, 29, born in Cleveland, a stenographer living at 1468 Northland, Lakewood. father: Daniel. mother: Catherine Muldoon.

first marriage for both.
married by Michael D Leahy, Detroit Avenue, Lakewood

Source References

  1. Ohio County Marriages
      • Page: 19 August 1939, Hurley-Mahony, Lakewood
      • Citation:

        "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2017), Francis J Hurley and Virginia C Mahony, 19 Aug 1939; citing Marriage, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, , Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.

  2. Social Security Administration: Social Security Death Index
      • Page: Francis J Hurley, d 8 Nov 2004, last benefit: 44255
  3. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Ward 30 Cleveland, ED 834, sheet 24A, line 22, family 5
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 March 2019), Francis Hurley in household of Thomas O'Connor, Cleveland (Districts 719-840), Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 834, sheet 24A, line 22, family 5, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1780; FHL microfilm 2,341,514.

  4. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
      • Page: November 25, 1946, Michael Hurley, Cleveland
      • Citation:

        "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2018), Michael Hurley, 25 Nov 1946; citing , reference certificate; FHL microfilm 2,372,963.

  5. Painesville, Ohio. News-Herald
      • Page: November 10, 2004, Francis J Hurley, obituary
      • Citation:

        found online at