Elizabeth Adams Hurley

Elizabeth Adams Hur­ley passed away peaceful­ly at home on December 18, 2015 at age 98.

She was born in Exeter, NH on August 19, 1917, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Maher) Adams.

She was a gradu­ate of Robinson Seminary class of 1935 and of UNH class of 1939. She received her M.A. in French from UNH and later studied at the Uni­versity of Vermont, Saint Anselm’s, and Rivier Col­lege. She taught in Epping and Wilton high schools and at Appleton Academy, New Ipswich, as well as in her hometown at Rob­inson Seminary. She had also worked in the Boston office of the FBI during World War II.

She had held member­ship in the NHEA, NEA, Association of Teachers of French, BPW of Milford, NH, and in the Society of Former FBI Members. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Wilton and before that Saint Michael’s in Exeter.

She was predeceased by her husband, William Hurley, in 1968.

She is survived by her son, John; her son, Thomas and his wife, Pa­mela; and her son, Daniel; as well as six grandchil­dren and a great-granddaughter.

Elizabeth loved music, loved to dance, loved a party, and loved speaking and teaching French. She loved to travel and visited much of the world. Above all she loved her family.

She will be cherished in memory and greatly missed by all her family and friends. All are kindly invited to attend the fu­neral mass at Sacred Heart in Wilton on Wednesday, January 6th at 11 AM fol­lowed by a reception in the church hall.