Obituary: Richard “Richie” Curran, 97

December 30, 1924 – March 13, 2022

Richard “Richie” Curran, 97, Died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Born in Wakefield on December 30, 1924, he was
the son of the late John F. and Katherine (Galvin) Curran.

Mr. Curran was well known throughout the Wakefield and Reading Communities. He was a Grandpa to all! He was a Wakefield police officer for 34 years and served in the US Navy during WWII on the USS Crouter DE-11. His greatest joy was spending time with his family & friends. He enjoyed walking, he walked from Wakefield to reading every day so he could take his grandchildren to school.

He is survived by his son Dennis C. Curran Sr. and his wife Gale (Spear) Curran. He is also survived by his three grandchildren and their families. Richie, Carrie and their son Mason Curran, Dennis Jr, Michelle and their three daughters Payton, Karsyn, and Quinn Curran, Charles and his 3 sons Chase, Charlie, and Cole Curran, and many loving nieces and nephews that he cherished. He is also survived by his eight siblings. The late Margret Radocckia, Dorothy Smith, John Curran, Leo Curran, William Curran, Robert Curran, Gerald Curran, and Charles C. Curran.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family on Friday, March 18, 2022, in the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONEHAM from 4 pm to 7 pm followed by a Funeral Service Celebrating Richie’s Eternal Life at 7 pm. Parking attendants and elevator available.

In lieu of flowers please consider donations in memory of Richie to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 1120 Framingham MA 01701.

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