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In Memory of
Michael Patrick Curran
January 28, 1933 - January 21, 2019

Visitation:
Thursday, January 24th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Service:
Friday, January 25th 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church

Interment:
Blendon Central Cemetery

Michael P. Curran, age 85, passed away at home in Westerville on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Mike was born in Columbus to the late Thomas and Violet Curran. He leaves behind his loving wife of 63 years, Lucy Curran; their six children, Colleen (Dan) Moffat, Doug (Stephanie) Curran, Karen Bringardner, Richard Curran, Donald Curran and David (Lisa) Curran; brother Tom Curran, sister Kathleen Downey, 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, and many dear friends. Pre-deceased by sisters JoAnn Cordiano and Sharon Wentzel. Mike met Lucy in the 4th grade at Holy Rosary School in Columbus, and was a graduate of Holy Rosary High School, class of 1951. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was retired from Chase Bank/Banc One/City National Bank after 30 years as an administrative officer in Columbus, Gahanna and Westerville. He was a prominent member of the Westerville Rotary Club for over 40 years, and previously with the Westerville Jaycees. Mike was a well-known amateur golfer, winning and placing in many golf tournaments from the 1940s-1990s. He was a charter member of the Golf Club at Little Turtle in 1971. Mike was a dedicated 57 year member of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Westerville. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Family and friends may call at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville 43081, Thursday, Jan. 24th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25th, at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 313 N. State St., Westerville 43082. Burial will follow at Blendon Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to WARM, the Westerville Area Resource Ministry, www.warmwesterville.org.

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Condolences

Joseph Cousins

Jan 22, 2019

Richard, my sympathies to you and family. I never put your name together with your dad. I knew your dad from Little Turtle, he was a fine gentleman. I wish I could stop and pay respect but waiting for my daughter in Baltimore to give birth. God Bless, Joe

 

Paul Gelfer

Jan 22, 2019

Richard: Today I was informed of your father's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

 

Allen & Connie Copeland

Jan 22, 2019

Lucy, We are so sorry to hear about Mike's passing. Be very proud you were able to keep him at home. We will not be able to attend the funeral as we now live in South Carolina. Our sympathy to you and all the family I know you will miss him , God bless you our prayers are with you. Allen and Connie

 

Donald W Ballard

Jan 23, 2019

The Curran Family, I was shocked to see Mike's obituary in the paper this morning. My sincere condolences to all of you. I worked for Bank One when Mike was at Gahanna (old downtown location) and I was Manager of the Easton Office on Hamilton Road. I always enjoyed Mike's friendship. Nothing fancy, just a rock solid human being with good family values. May he rest in peace!

 

Dana and Sue White

Jan 23, 2019

Dear Richard. We want to extend our sympathy to you and your family on the occasion of your fathers passing. Dana and I are currently in New York City so we will be unable to show our support in person but please know it is there in spirit.

 

Don Denton

Jan 24, 2019

Sorry for your loss. I did not know Mike well, but appreciated his friendship at Rotary. I belonged to Sunrise, but saw Mike at Rotary Golf League and a few times at Noon Club.

 

Ruthie Bailey

Jan 24, 2019

Lucy: You knew my parents Louie and Irene Lapos. My prayers go out to your family. I always remembered seeing you 2 at St. Paul's and having small chats with mom and dad. Mike was a good man. God Bless

 

Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

Jan 28, 2019

God Bless/RIP. A heartfelt Thank YOU, Mike for your service in The United States Army, in The "Never Forgotten" Korean War... And Semper Fi. Soldier.

 

joanne seith

Jan 31, 2019

Lucy, we both worked at the Public Library in the late 80's until your retirement. A bit of sunshine behind the circulation desk. My thoughts are with you and your family. Bless you for the years you were able to care for Mike. Joanne Seith