CEURVELS, Joseph L. 70, of Hanover, formerly of South Boston and Dorchester, died on March 20, 2013 at the South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born on November 23, 1942 in Boston, he was the son of the late Joseph L. and Jeannette S. (Kemp) Ceurvels. Joseph worked for the MBTA Police Department, after 28 years of service, he retired as the Deputy Chief in 1996. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, and adored his grandchildren. Joseph was the devoted husband of Elena M. (Micciantuono) Ceurvels. He was the loving father of Elena M. Ceurvels-Murphy and her husband Paul of East Bridgewater and Scott Ceurvels and his wife Melissa of Hanover. Dear brother of Janice and her husband John Buckley of Dorchester. Cherished grandfather of Amanda Lynne, Peyton, and Morgan. Also survived by his sister-in-law Linda and her husband James Hart of Scituate and his brother-in-law Jack and Kathy Micciantuono of FL. He was the stepson of the late John Paskus. Joseph also leaves his best friend Edward Boyle of Rockland and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., HANOVER, on Friday from 4-8PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday in St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover St., Rte 139 in Hanover. Interment in Hanover Center Cemetery. Donations in Joseph's memory can be made out to the ALS Association, 320 Norwood Park S, Norwood, MA 02062 or Compassionate Care ALS, 752 W Falmouth Hwy, Falmouth, MA 02540. For our online guestbook, visit 781-878-0920 781-293-2020 Family Owned & Operated Since 1897

Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 21, 2013