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David Lester CURRIER

1936 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
David Lester CURRIER Obituary
81, departed this life August 30, 2018 in New Port Richey, Florida. He was born in Albany, New York September 7, 1936 to Lester B. and Lavina (Akin) Currier. He graduated from Chatham High School in Chatham, NY and Cortland State Teacher's College in Cortland, NY. He began his career at Penn Yan Academy in Penn Yan, NY, employed as a Physical Education Instructor, Guidance Counselor, football and wrestling coach. He worked as an educational sales associate for Science Research Associates (SRA), served on the Board of Education in East Granby, CT and retired from the State of Florida. He enjoyed time spent with great friends and family, golfing, and cross-word puzzles. He enjoyed attending sporting events especially baseball and football. Dave served as a volunteer at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor, FL. He was predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Nona. He is survived by his son, Scott Currier (Theresa) of New Harbor, ME; daughter, Cara Cardello (Joseph) East Granby, CT; son, Brent Currier of Windsor Locks, CT; daughter, Kristen Jeffrey (Christopher) of New Port Richey, FL; grandchildren, Lindsay Currier (Josh), Alyssa Cardello, Joseph Cardello, Christopher Logan (Alyssa), Carlie Currier, Paige Logan, Braden Logan, and Shayla Jeffrey; two great-granddaughters, Saffron and Audrianna; a brother, Gary (Irene) Currier; a sister-in-law, Nancy Spina; and his long-time companion, Doris Sweet. In accordance with Dave's wishes there will be no services. A private burial and family and friends celebration of his life will be held in the future. Memorial donations in Dave's name may be made to Gulfside Hospice & Palliative Care, 2061 Collier Pkwy, Land O' Lakes, FL 34639 or a . For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.dignitymemorial.com. Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home of Clearwater, Florida has care of the arrangements.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 14, 2018
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