MORRISONVILLE — Mr. Clarence J. Curry, 72, of Rand Hill Road passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at home with his loving family by his side. He was born April 16, 1941, in Plattsburgh, son of the late Norman and Eva (LaTour) Curry. He met his wife, the former Loretta Short, in Plattsburgh and they later married on Sept. 16, 1960.
Clarence worked as a cook for F.W. Woolworth Company, CVPH Medical Center and Clinton County Nursing Home. His enjoyments in life were working in his tree lot, gardening, taking pictures of nature and family, and spending his free time at Indian reservation casinos with his wife and friends.
Clarence is survived by his wife Loretta Curry; one daughter, Laurie Curry; four sons, Michael Curry and his wife Vickey, Daniel Curry and his wife Karen, Rick Curry and his wife Alyson, Patrick Curry; two sisters, Marylyn Corrow, Betty Frederick and her husband Gerald; three brothers-in- law; Albert Fasano, Donald Dominy, Donald Short; two sisters-in-law, Janet Caulkins, Deloras Short; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his sister, Barbara Fredericks; brothers, Henry and Francis Curry; and brothers-in-law, Lawrence Corrow, Richard Calkins, Robert Short, Leonard Short, Gary Short; and sisters-in-law, Debra Fasano and Loraine Dominy. At Clarence's request, there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 7, at St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville. Entombment will be private and at the convenience of the family in St. Peter's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.heald funeralhomeinc.com