Obituary: Justin Curry

Justin Curry, 88, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 18, 2021.

Born in Lawrence, Mass., Justin served in the Navy, earned a bachelor’s of fine arts from the Boston Museum School, and an MFA from Tulane University.

Justin married his wife Pauline in 1966 and had three children. They had a long-lasting and loving marriage.

Justin taught at Westfield State College for 30 years.

The Curry family camped at Dolly Copp yearly and built a cabin in Gorham.

Justin loved art, music, sports, reading and spending time in Gorham with family. Justin had a great sense of humor and loved to make silly jokes. He was a kind and gentle man.

Justin is survived by his three children: David (wife Linda), Christine (husband Joe), and Stephen; and granddaughters Riley and Emily.

Donations welcome to the V. Pauline Curry Scholarship Fund to benefit young people who struggle with mental illness and strive to attend college (checks to WMTC - VPC Scholarship Fund, 187 High Street, Holyoke, MA 01040).

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