In Memoriam - Br Terence Hurley

Date: 01 Nov 2016

Venue: Cork

In Memoriam: Brother Patrick Terence Hurley FPM

Brother Patrick Terence Hurley of Presentation Brothers, Killarney, Co. Kerry died peacefully in Killarney Community Hospital, Killarney, Co. Kerry at 06.00pm on Thursday, 20th October, 2016.

Brother Terence was born to John and Joan (McGillicuddy) Hurley in Lyreacarn, Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry on 15th July 1938.  He entered the Presentation Brothers at Mount St Joseph, Cork in 1954.  He made his First Profession of Vows in 1956 and his Final Profession in 1959. He is survived by his brothers, Con and Michael (Brother Walter FPM); his sister Kate (Sister Genevieve RSM); sister-in-law, Kathleen; nephews, John and Tim; nieces, Mary, Siobhán and Catherine; grandnephews and grandnieces; relatives and friends; and his Presentation Brothers Community.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dan.

Brother Terence was educated at Gneeveguilla National School, Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry; Coláiste Muire, Douglas Road, Cork; St. Teresa’s College, Passage West, Co. Cork; University College, Cork and Trinity College, Dublin.  He taught at St Joseph’s School, Mardyke; Coláiste Chríost Rí, Cork; Presentation Brothers College, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim; Presentation College, Bray, Co. Wicklow; St Brendan’s Community School, Birr, Co Offaly; Presentation Brothers College, Cork and Meánscoil na Toirbhirte, Milltown, Co. Kerry.  He served as Principal at Marymount College, Carrick-on-Shannon; Presentation College, Bray; Presentation Brothers College, Cork; Presentation Brothers College, Glasthule and Presentation College, Reading, England.  He retired from teaching in 2002. 

Brother Terence was a member of the Irish Provincial Council (1977-1981) and a member of the General Council (1981-1987).  He served as Congregation Bursar (2005-2016).  He also served as Community Leader of several Brothers’ Communities in Ireland. 

Requiem Mass was held on Sunday, 23rd October, at 10.30am. The homily given by Br Martin at the Mass can be downloaded here.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam cróga.