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Chapel of Maria Joseph Manor
Saturday June 8th, 2019

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Jacqueline F. Curran

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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Expression of Sympathy Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM

You will be missed Aunt Jacqueline! I especially remember how talented you were with so many crafts that you made for everyone!! To this day they are very cherished in my home and heart. You were a shining example to all and the most loving person to everyone. May you rest in Peace. My love always.

Stacie Curran Trick Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM

Auntie Jac was everyones favorite. My Mothers favorite sibling and the Moore childrens favorite Aunt.
She was a wonderful person, always happy and interesting.
We will miss you Auntie Jac.
Maureen Moore Lasota

Maureen LaSota Jun 6 2019 12:00 AM

Such a beautiful lady. I am indeed blessed that she is my aunt.

Lewis Moore Jun 6 2019 12:00 AM


Expression of Sympathy Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

A DIGNITY IN WHITE was sent on June 5, 2019

Dear Mom C. I will miss your kindness and friendship. When things got tough, you always stayed strong and clam, radiating your tranquility to others. Rest In Peace my sweet Angel! Love you always, Jola

Expression of Sympathy Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

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