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Rita Curran

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Rita Curran Obituary
Curran, Rita

Rita Mae Curran, age 92, passed away in her sleep on August 4, 2016 at her daughter's home in Bloomfield, New Mexico. Rita was a generous & caring person who was loved by many. She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, John Patrick Curran, and by her sister, Teresa Sei.

During WWII, she received a nursing scholarship, earned her degree, and then joined the Cadet Nurse Corps program. For years Rita worked tirelessly as a registered nurse. The memory of her grace, elegance, and charisma will be forever held in the hearts of family & friends.

Rita bragged that her parents expected her "to become educated and contribute to society," a legacy that endures through her son, Daniel Patrick Curran & wife Kathy; her daughter, Kathleen Hendrix; four grandchildren, Alicia Stegall & husband Mikel, Nicole Hendrix & fiance Kevin, Taylor Rodgers, & Lauren Rodgers; three great-grandchildren, Kateyln Schwartz, Jesse Stegall, & Devon Stegall.

Rita was preceded in death by her daughter Trish Rodgers & son-in-law Ted Hendrix.

Services will be held at St. Mary's in Bloomfield NM, on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 9:30am. The burial service will be at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 2:15pm.

In lieu of flowers, please send all donations to the .
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 7, 2016
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