Chelsea Jennifer Hurley, 21, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
Born May 16, 1996, in Great Barrington, she was the daughter of John J. Hurley III and Angel Davis of Becket. She attended Lee schools and was a 2014 graduate of Lee High School.
Chelsea had attended Keene (New Hampshire) State College where she majored in graphic design. She was employed by Country Curtains in the returns department for two years and, after its closing, worked at 51 Park Restaurant & Tavern, both in Lee, and also assisted her mother in her catering business.
Chelsea was a talented artist and enjoyed art and drawing. She was a beautiful, loveable, funny, outgoing young woman. Her presence in a room never went unnoticed. Her laugh and smile were infectious and will be missed by all who loved her.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her brother, Tyler J. Hurley of Becket; her paternal grandparents, John and Estella Hurley of Lenox; her maternal grandparents, Larry and Deloris Davis of Mill River; her paternal aunts Kathleen (KaKa) and husband Michael DeVarennes and children Tanner and Hadley of Lee, and Patricia and husband Daniel Correia and children Morgan and Kyle of Livermore, California; her maternal aunt, Katherine Chretien and children Stephanie and Jordan and grandson Mason of Mill River; and her maternal uncle, Larry H. Davis III and fiancée Lori Wilkinson of New Marlborough; her beloved dog, Ellie; and many loving friends, great-aunts and great-uncles.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Chelsea Jennifer Hurley of Becket will be at celebrated Friday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church in Lenox. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery in Lee. Calling hours will be at the ROCHE FUNERAL HOME in Lenox Thursday, April 12, from 3 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Chelsea’s memory may be made to a GoFundMe page that has been created or to the Roche Funeral Home, P.O. Box 152, Lenox, MA 01240 to help defray funeral costs. To share memories and stories, visit rochefuneralhome.com.