Obituary : Julia H. Rollins
A celebration of life service honoring the memory of Julia Hurley Rollins will be conducted at 11 am on Saturday, June 28 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Oak Bluffs. Julie died in Venice, Fla., on December 17, 2007.
Julie is survived by her husband of 49 years, John H. Rollins, her two children, Peter John Rollins of Camden, Maine, and Jennifer Gail Larson of Zion, Ill., and four grandchildren, Erin, Ben, Juliana, and Meghan. She is also survived by her two siblings, Patricia Hurley Alley of Oak Bluffs and Peter Gibbons Hurley of Wheaton, Ill.
Julie was born on October 14, 1934, in Cambridge. She was the daughter of the late attorney Francis X. Hurley and Lucille Gibbons Hurley. After spending many summers on the Vineyard the Hurley family moved to Oak Bluffs year-round. Julie graduated in 1953 from Oak Bluffs High School and completed her education at Fisher College in Boston. Until recently, she and her husband summered on Pheasant Lane in Oak Bluffs while spending the winter months in Florida.
All of Julie's many friends are invited to attend the Mass of Celebration to be said by Father Michael Leonard of Chicago, a long-time friend of Julie's family.