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Jacqueline F. (Devine) Curran

April 7, 1922 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 97)


Jacqueline F. (Devine) Curran, age 97, 1707 Montour Blvd., Danville, died at 11:55 a. m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where she had been a patient.

Born in Ohio Station, Illinois on April 7, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Owen J. and Anna (Watters) Devine.  She resided in Danville since 2005 and had lived in Benton from 1988 to 2005 and in Montreal and Toronto  Canada from 1968 to 1988.

Jacqueline was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Sterling, Ill. and attended Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa.

She was a former member of Christ The King Catholic Church, Benton.

Jacqueline was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed doing crafts of all types, cooking and also knitting.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Francis H. Curran, Sr., on Sept. 18, 2004; a daughter, Christine Anne Curran in 1971, and three sons: Kevin W. Curran in 1972, Terrence M. Curran in 1972 and Timothy J. Curran in 1998.

Surviving are two sons: Frank H. Curran, Jr., and his wife Janet, Bloomsburg (Buckhorn) and Matthew H. Curran, Clearwater, Fla.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a. m. in the Chapel of Maria Joseph Manor, 1707 Montour Blvd., Danville by Monsignor Robert E. Lawrence. Interment will follow in Benton Cemetery. There will be no viewing.

Arrangements have been entrusted to, the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Benton.


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Mass of Christian Burial
June 8, 2019

11:00 AM
Chapel of Maria Joseph Manor
875 Montour Boulevard
Danville, PA 17821

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