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“This is so very sad. He was our neighbor for the 22 years we've been living in Fort Wayne. He and my husband became friends. He was a wonderful...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Ron and Marjie ALVES - FORT WAYNE, IN

“Was so surprised to hear of Vern's passing. Been neighbors forever! He always was so friendly to me! He will be greatly missed from us all! Our...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Kahn - Ft. Wayne, IN

“This is not real. Vern, our neighbor, my friend, is the man who is supposed to be around and still working hard and making us laugh until he's 120. I...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Emily Myers - Fort Wayne, IN

“Chris ~My condolences to you and your family. I saw Vern and got to talk to him a little bit at the end of Dec. 2019. Although it has been years...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Ning Kelly-Sanderson - Fort Wayne, IN

“It was my pleasure to become friends with Vern. Such a wonderful man, so very sorry for his passing. I look forward to seeing him again in Heaven. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ellen Kastner - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our deepest sympathy go out to all of you. Brian and I met Vern 6 years ago at Banditos and became close friends. Many a Friday and Saturday night...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Krista & Brian Lickey - IN

“When ever I would see Vernon he would give the best hugs, and say how you doing kid with that big smile of his he will be dearly missed, ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Waugh - Ft.Wayne, IN

“Memories of Vern and Ann hanging out with my parents will live on. My heart is with your family during this difficult time. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Becky Jordan (Sparks) - Niles, MI

“My wife and I knew Vern through a mutual friend and we were quickly impressed with his wisdom, generosity and friendliness. He was great to hang out...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Duane Kastner - Ft Wayne, IN

“We were fortunate to have Big foot as a friend enjoyed his visits here in March on his way to Florida. Could not quite figure out the rules to LCR...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Sam Lambert - Walling, TN

“My late husband Joe King was part of the Dunkin Donut group so I knew Vern through that. So sorry to hear f his passing. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Sue King-Keller - Fort Wayne, IN

“And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. ~John 15:3Our memories of Vern...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Shari Roy - Fort Wayne, IN

“My deepest sympathies to Vern's family. He was such a dear man and will be greatly missed. God's blessings to the family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley Bunn - Fort Wayne, IN

“Max and our family are saddened by Vern's passing. We send you our heartfelt condolences. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Max and Janet Orn - Ft Wayne, IN


Vernon A "Papa" Hurley, 81, passed away on June 18, 2019 surrounded by family. He was born on March 21, 1938 in Fort Wayne, IN, the son of the late Ross and Lucille Hurley. Vern served the greater Indiana community in the construction industry for over 60 years. He found joy spending time with family, enjoying morning donuts with the gang, and strolling the beach in Fort Myers, Florida. He dealt fairly with a sharp pencil and a hand shake, and will be remembered as a tough hard working man. Surviving are his two children, Kimberly (Steve) Westrick and Christopher (Pam) Hurley. Six grandchildren, Daniel, Benjamin, Shelby, Sydney, Austin, and Kyle. And four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann; and his siblings. A Memorial Service will be held at 7pm on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7pm.