NAUGATUCK - James F. Curran, 89, formerly of Wallingford, passed away on Monday, June 24,2013, at Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury. He was predeceased by his by his beloved wife, Elaine, to whom he was happily married for 64 years; and his brother, Robert Curran, of Naugatuck.
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He was born on Dec. 26, 1923, in Waterbury, son of the late James F. Curran and Bertha Bosworth Curran. He was employed at the former Insilco Corporation in Meriden for 38 years, and then part-time at the Assessor's Office in Naugatuck prior to his retirement. Jim was an especially proud veteran of World War II where he served in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his son, Thomas, of Wallingford; and daughter, Nancy, of West Hartford.
The family would like to thank Dr. Vincent Leone of Naugatuck for his compassionate and comprehensive medical care, and his immediate availability in time of need
Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Eucharist on Friday, June 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 210 Church St., Naugatuck. The celebrant will be Jim's nephew, the Rev. Michael Curran, of Naugatuck. Full Military honors will be accorded outside the church following the service. Burial will at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. The Alderson Funeral Home, 201 Meadow St., is assisting with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contribution to The Conn. Children's Medical Center, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106-3322. . For further information to send an email condolence, or to light a memorial candle, go to www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com
Alderson Funeral Homes, Inc.
201 Meadow Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770-4003
Published in The Record-Journal on June 26, 2013