Curran, Brother James T., L.B.S.F. Of Boston, June 28, 2015. Son of the late James P. and Anna V. (Diffley) Curran. Brother is lovingly survived by the members of his Order, several cousins and many dear friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in The Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help "Mission Church", 1545 Tremont St, Boston on Wednesday July 1 at 10AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, NEEDHAM, on Tuesday from 4-8PM. Interment at Mt. Benedict Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Brother's name may be made to Mission Church or to Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston, 51 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02110. Brother James grew up in Boston's North End and was an active member of St. Leonard's Parish for many years. He performed with the National Opera Company for a number of years. On Sept. 9, 1951 he professed his vows with the Franciscan Tertiary and in 1970 founded the Little Brothers of St. Francis, ministering to Boston's homeless for over 4 decades. For obit, directions or to share a memory of Brother James please visit www.eatonfuneralhomes.com
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Published by Boston Globe from Jun. 29 to Jun. 30, 2015.