Holland...Joseph T. Curtin, 79, died Monday, November 26, 2018, at Harrington Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. He leaves his wife of 41 years, Carol (Mercure) Curtin. They were married November 5, 1977.
He leaves his son Sean Curtin of Holland, a daughter and son-in-law Sarah and Brian Clarke of Brookfield, and a grandson Camden Clarke. He also leaves 2 sisters Mary A. Curtin of Nanuet, NY and Sabina Kelemen and her husband Dennis of Thiells, NY, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 2 brothers Michael Curtin, and Timothy Curtin and a sister Noreen Geelan.
Joseph was born in New York City, son of Timothy and Mary (Tully) Curtin, and has lived here most of his life. He was a member of St. Anne's Church in Fiskdale, and was a retired electronic technician He was a veteran of the US Army. He studied languages, obtaining his Bachelor's Degree, majoring in Russian, and a minor degree in Chinese. He enjoyed learning foreign languages, computers, and was an avid reading. He was most proud of his Irish heritage, and after having spent six years in Italy, he loved all things Italian.
Services will be private.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge is directing the arrangements. www.sansoucyfuneral.com