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CURCIO, Sam J. age 93, of Kettering, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Sterling House of Troy, Troy, Ohio. He was born on November 22, 1919 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Dominic and Lucia (DeSando) Curcio. His wife, Suzanne (Netzley) Curcio, preceded him in death in 2010. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Alison Curcio of Troy; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Alice Steffen of Centerville, Ohio, and Theresa and Forrest McMichael of Kettering, Ohio; two grandchildren, Jacob and Ella Curcio; and nieces and nephews, Sara Hinders, Diana (Larry) Flemming, David (Karen) McMichael, Bonnie (Ron) Hershey, and Lisa (John) Mock. In addition to his parents and his wife, Sam was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Hinders and Catherine Franklin. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School. Sam was a US Army World War II Veteran and a member of East Dayton Church of Christ. He retired from Truman Optical, Dayton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at East Dayton Church of Christ, 3409 Linden Avenue, Dayton, OH 45410, with Pastor Scott VanDyke officiating. Interment will follow in Polk Grove Cemetery, Butler Township, Ohio. Friends may call from 5:00-7:00PM on Wednesday at Baird Funeral Home, 555 N. Market Street, Troy, Ohio 45373 and from 10:00 - 11:00AM Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Acclaim Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Drive, Suite 350, Dayton, Ohio 45459. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sterling House, Koester Pavilion, and Acclaim Hospice for the care they provided Sam. Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com
Published in Dayton Daily News on Dec. 11, 2012