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Judith Anne (Hurley) Cournoyer

November 3, 1969 ~ July 19, 2019 (age 49)


Judith Anne “Judy” (Hurley) Cournoyer, 49, of West Springfield, formerly of Agawam, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 19, 2019 while vacationing with her family in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. She was born in Springfield, educated in Agawam, a daughter of the late Samuel and Lillian (Powers) Hurley and was a graduate of Agawam High School Class of 1988. Judy was presently employed for 21 years with Big Y Supermarkets and currently held the position of the Food Service Manager at their corporate office in Springfield. As a working mother Judy’s passion revolved around her three children’s universe which happened to be sports. She was an active sports mom who dedicated her free time in all aspects of the five sports her children participated in, including hockey, football, lacrosse, softball and Irish step dancing. Judy will be remembered by many of the parents as the “go to person” if that particular event required any type of planning or logistics from the beginning to the end of the season. She was an active member of the West Springfield Youth Lacrosse Association, the John Boyle O’Reilly Club and Irish Homes Association of Hartford. She leaves her best friend, soulmate and devoted husband of 25 years which they had just celebrated their anniversary on July 8th of 2019, William P. Cournoyer; her three loving children, Emily T., Maura C., and Liam P. Cournoyer all of West Springfield; two brothers, Michael Hurley and his wife Susan of West Springfield, and Samuel Hurley and his wife Rita of Ludlow; two sisters, Eileen Hurley and Patti Parillo both of West Springfield; her mother-in-law, Audrey C. (Maguire) Cournoyer of Springfield; a brother-in-law, Michael Cournoyer and his wife Megan of West Springfield; twin sisters-in-law, Erin Trybulski and her husband Brian of Webster, and Kelly Laskowski and her husband Frank of Dudley; her uncle William Powers; and her cherished three canines and best friends, Finnegan, Murphy and Guinness. Judy also leaves several aunts, cousins among whom is Peggy Powers-Maniacalco, nieces, nephews and countless friends. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning, July 27th at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 395 Chestnut Street, Springfield, and all are asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery in West Springfield. Relatives and friends may call on Friday evening from 4-7 PM at the Byron Keenan Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen St., in Springfield. Contributions in Judy’s memory may be directed to Rays of Hope, Baystate Health Foundation, 280 Chestnut St., Springfield, MA 01199 For more information please visit us at


July 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118

Funeral Mass
July 27, 2019

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
395 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA

July 27, 2019

11:30 AM
St. Thomas Cemetery
Kings Highway
West Springfield, MA 01089


Rays of Hope c/o Baystate Health Foundation
280 Chestnut Street, Springfield MA 01199

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