John Curran
Allwood Funeral Home
660 Allwood Rd
Clifton, NJ
John J. "Jack" 95 of Clifton died Saturday, April 25, 2015. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he resided in Nutley before moving to Clifton 35 years ago. Jack had been employed as an expeditor for Leslie's Controls in Parsippany prior to his retirement. He is a US Coast Guard Veteran of WWII who served aboard the USS Spencer. Jack is a member of American Legion Post #8 and the Athenia Veterans Post both in Clifton and Lions International. He was a parishioner of St. Mary RC Church in Nutley. Jack is predeceased by his wife, Margaret (Weyersberg), by a granddaughter, Audrey Lynn Cannata-Drache and by a brother, Joseph Curran. He is survived by a daughter, Joanne Cannata and husband Jerry of Butler, by a great-grandson, Kevin T. Drache of Stockholm, by a nephew, Joseph Curran and wife Pat of Langhorn, PA and by many friends. Funeral services will be held 10:30AM Wednesday at Allwood Funeral Home, 660 Allwood Rd., Clifton, NJ 07012 followed by burial at Hillside Cemetery. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-8PM. Memorial donations to Murray House, c/o D.P.D., P.O. Box 2539, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438 are preferred to flowers.
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Published by The Record/Herald News on Apr. 27, 2015.
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My condolences to Jack's family. What a wonderful person. A top Quality man. I was lucky enough to meet Jack 16 years ago when I became his neighbor in the same apt building. He soon became like family and has been like a grandfather to me over the years. I know you are in a good place and God is taking care good of you. Thank you for everything. Thank you for the beautiful influence that you have had in my life and so many other lives. It is a privilege to have known you...your adopted granddaughter Christine
Christine Cooke
May 13, 2015
Sending our prayers and condolences. John was a true gentleman. In loving memory of a great man. Ron and Vicki (DeFuria) Charles
Vicki Charles
April 29, 2015
John was a close friend to my father, Roy, having served on the Spencer during WWII. To the Curran family, my deepest sympathies on your loss.
Roy Havekost Jr.
April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015
a gentlemens gentleman ! enjoyed many cups of coffee and loads of laughs at the tick tock diner over the past 40+ years. condolonces to the family. save a spot for us at the diner in the sky !! you are the best of the best !!!
alan diner-guy darian
April 27, 2015
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