Michael J. Curran of Chicago, IL 2012
Michael J. Curran, age 64, Vietnam Veteran U.S.M.C., 1st Marine Division. Beloved husband and best friend of Cathy (nee Jackson). Dearest father of Kelly (Michael) Franklin, Patrick (Betsy) Curran, Amy (Eric) Kunich. Devoted Papa of Marissa, Michael, Abby, Tommy, Caitlin, Joey and Anneliese. Cherished brother of Barbara (the late Lawrence) Flaws, Ted (Madelyn) Curran, Steve (Marian) Curran, Gerry (Vicki) Curran, Mary (Charlie) Strizak and Sheila McGann. Dear uncle and good friend to many. Member of Tinley Park VFW Post 2791, recently retired from the Merchandise Mart after 38 years and member of I.U.O.E. Local 399. Visitation Wednesday from 2 to 9 p.m. Funeral prayers Thursday 8:45 a.m. at the Kerry Funeral Home (formerly John Sheehy and Sons), 7020 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights to Incarnation Church, Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers donations to the Wounded Warrior Project would be appreciated. 708.361.4235 ~ www.kerryfh.com ~ www.facebook.com/kerryfuneral.
Published in Chicago Tribune on December 25, 2012