HURLEY, Rita M. (Petrino) of Everett, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 83 years old.
Born in Everett, Rita worked as a clerk in the Board of Health office at the Everett City Hall for many years.
Rita and her sister, Virginia were founding members of the St. Therese Travel Club when at its peak, had many thousand people as members. The members would look forward to the trips that Rita and Virginia planned because they all knew that there would be lots of fun and festivities for all to enjoy. And when they returned home the next questions asked of Rita and Virginia were when the next trip was and where are we going? Beloved wife of the late William J. Hurley. Dear and devoted mother of Laureen Hurley, William J. Hurley, Jr. and his former wife, Lisa Hurley, Lisa Sachetta and her husband, Stephen, Rita Crafts and her husband, Robert H. and Stephen Hurley and his wife, Luciana all of Everett. Sister of Anna Claire and her husband, Gerald of Wilmington and the late Virginia Petrino. Loving grandmother of William J. Hurley and his wife, Samantha, Mark Sachetta, Stephanie Underwood and her wife, Abbey Underwood, Robbie Crafts and his wife, Lexie, Briana Sachetta, Casey Chapman, Eric Crafts and his wife, Marie, Jessica Hurley and her partner, Keenan Shelton, Ryan Hurley, Anthony Hurley, and Maria Felice Hurley and the late Nicole Fletcher. Rita is also survived by 8 loving great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends attended Rita’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) Everett, Monday, Jan. 25. Her funeral was from the funeral home Tuesday followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.