Joan Mary Curcio
September 28, 1946 – June 6, 2018
Joan Curcio was born September 28th 1946 in Darby Township, PA, and was the 3rd child of 6 by her parents Marion and John Lieb. She was raised in a loving family in Upper Darby. She attended St Lawrence Catholic School, and Pendergrass Catholic High School. She attended West Chester State College. Summer of 1970 she met Ken Curcio Sr. at Hanns Restaurant in Stone Harbor NJ. After a yearlong romance they married at St. Lawerance in Upper Darby. They moved into a house on Flemming Street. Their first child Kenny Jr was born 2 years later on July 5th 1974 who was a healthy beautiful boy. There were complications with the delivery, and she was unable to conceive again. They wanted more children, so they decided to adopt Theresa, Jay, and Marianna. All of their children were a blessing and completed their family. Joan was a realtor, devote Catholic, Fransciscan third order, sent thousands of Rosaries to Fatima & Lords. She took excellent care of her mother Marion, devoted mom, Nana, and truly loved her family. Kenny Jr & April met at the Hair Cuttery while attending college there in Blackwood Nj and married in Tampa 2 years later. They had 3 beautiful children (Katelyn, Anthony, and Christina). Joan & Ken decided to move to Florida and retired in order to keep the family together and enjoy the grandchildren. Jay also had a daughter named Jasmine who is a beautiful child & gift to us all. Joan later developed liver problems after years of medicine. After many years of struggle, and days in the hospital Joan at age 71 was called to heaven at St. Josephs hospital in Tampa on June 6th surrounded by her immediate family around 5pm. She will be missed by her siblings John, Barbara (deceased), Steven, Michael, Rosemary. Survived by her loving husband Ken Curcio SR., children Ken Jr, Theresa, Marianna, Joseph, and her grand children Kate, Anthony, Jasmine, and Christina. Also her daughter in law April Paleveda Curcio, and son in law Chris Howell.
Service will be Friday June 15th St. Stephens Catholic Church Chapel (viewing) 1:30-2:30 & (Mass) 2:30-3:30 10118 St. Stephens Circle, Riverview FL 33569 Immediately following with Police Escort: Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens 2323 W. Brandon Blvd Brandon Fl 33511 Welcome to Reception at Ken & Aprils home 508 Islebay Drive Apollo Beach Fl 33572
- St Jude Children's Research Hospital
- Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
Joan Mary Curcio
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June 10, 2018
Joan is my first cousin, a person I saw often growing up, as my sisters and I visited the Lieb home on Windsor Avenue in Upper Darby. My father and her mother were brother and sister and enjoyed each other's company, often laughing together. Joan also had that infectious laugh. She would be talking, on any subject, and start laughing. You had to join in. She was "full of life" and easy to love. We remember especially her devotion to her mother Marion in her last years. She is already greatly missed. With sincerest sympathy to Ken and the family on the loss of the lovely Joan.