Michael Hurley Obituary, Death – On Saturday, an official stated that the individual who had once served as a member of the town council and as the fiscal inspector had passed away. According to Michael Rell, the Mayor of New Haven, Michael Hurley passed away after a long and difficult battle against brain cancer that lasted for three and a half years. This fight took place over the course of three and a half years. He was 58. During his time in that position, Republican Hurley served on the council for a full decade. According to Rell, he was a qualified public accountant and was known as the “budgetary hawk” on the council. Rell found out this information about him. He served on the Council for a total of five different terms, and during each of those terms, he was a member of the Budget and Finance Committee. According to the Republican Town Committee, in addition to sitting on the council, Hurley coached a large number of Wethersfield youth sports teams, including those who competed in soccer. In addition to that, he served as a board member in the past for the George D. Ritchie Soccer Club and as a co-chair for the Wethersfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.
The Wethersfield Democrats issued a tribute to Mike on their Facebook page, which said as follows: “Mike was a longtime citizen of Wethersfield who served our community in several positions, most notably as a member of Town Council.” They went on to say that “Mike had spent his entire life in Wethersfield.” During this trying time, we want the family and friends of Michael Hurley to know that they are in our thoughts and prayers. After having attended what was then known as Greenfield Elementary School, what was then known as Silas Deane Junior High, and what is now known as Silas Deane Middle School, he graduated with the Class of 1982 from Wethersfield High School. Prior to that, he had attended what is now known as Silas Deane Middle School.According to The Hartford Courant, Hurley stepped down from his position on the council in the year 2020, citing problems related to his health as the basis for his decision.