George Curry

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George Curry passed away Friday morning, April 1, 2016, at his home in Berwick, as a result of complications from ALS.

George was born to George Curry Sr. and Emily Curry in Larksville. George resided in Berwick with his wife of 48 years, the former Jacqueline Deluca. He was a 1962 graduate of Larksville High School. He earned his bachelor's degree from Temple University in 1966 and his master's degree from the University of Scranton in 1978. George enjoyed traveling and spending time with his wife, spending time with his children and grandchildren, and coaching football.

In addition to his wife, George is survived by his four children, Cos and Caroline Curry, Berwick; John and Christine Popilock, Collegeville; Craig and Kelly Waters, Macungie; and Mark and Nadine Krempa, Palmyra; and six grandchildren, Antonia and CJ Curry; Zane, Lucas and Ian Popilock; and Simeon Waters. He is also survived by his sisters, Patricia Cervenak and husband, Ed, Larksville, and Kathy Bernoski and husband, William, Dallas; along with many nieces and nephews.

George dedicated his life to his Lord and savior Jesus Christ (No. 1 God), to his family and friends (No. 2 Family), and in working with student athletes both on and off the football field (No. 3 Football).

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1730 Fowler Ave., Berwick, with the Rev. Francis J. Tamburro, his pastor, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on his behalf to St. Mary's Church, Berwick, or to the ALS Foundation.

There will be a celebration of life after the funeral at St. Mary's Parish Center. Family and friends are invited to attend.

For additional information, or to send online condolences, please visit www.mayofh.com.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 2, 2016