OBITUARY

Joseph James Curro

February 24, 1924February 28, 2013

Joseph J. Curro, 89 of Rochester, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2013. He was born February 24, 1924 in Yatesboro, PA, son of the late John and Antoinette (Muff) Curro. Joseph proudly served his country with the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a soldier in 66th Black Panther Division. For many years since the War, he and his comrades would meet for reunions. Joseph is a member of Baden American Legion Post #0641. For years he enjoyed tending a vegetable and flower garden and shared the bountiful harvest with family, friends and neighbors. He was retired from American Bridge. A faithful member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Rochester, Joseph would pickup fellow parishioners to be sure they had a ride to Sunday Mass. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Nell on June 10, 2007; his brother John; sisters: Catherine Curro and Margaret Perri; his brother-in-law: Milo Mora. Joseph is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Joseph and Marilyn Curro, Jr., Pittsburgh; his daughter: Rhonda Ennist, Deltona, FL; brother and sister-in-law: Frank and Lois Curro, Mays Landing, NJ; sister: Rose Mora, Wilmington, DE. Friends will be received Monday, March 4, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. in the SAUL-GABAUER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 273 Route 68, Rochester (adjacent to Sylvania Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, March 4, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, March 4, 2013
REMEMBERING

Joseph James Curro

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March 7, 2013

Joe would come to the Willows Inn for lunch. We looked forward to seeing him often. He was a great person and we loved having him. He was so nice and we will miss him. God bless. The Willows Inn

Bonnie (Inman) Hiltz

March 5, 2013

Uncle Joe, I will surely miss you. I will always remember all of the great times I had as a kid coming to your house and playing with Rhonda and Jim and especially the Christmas holidays us kids had playing music in the basement. I Love You!
Bonnie (Inman) Hiltz

Cindy Bentel Salay

March 3, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Curro's passing. I was a friend of his daughter Rhonda's and Mr. Curro was always kind to me whenever I saw him.

Bill Chimley

March 2, 2013

Joe and I worked together at American Bridge, USS. He was a Superintendent there and was a very knowledgeable man and fair to all. He was a great leader and made a differnece in the lives he was around. He lived his life making a difference.

March 2, 2013

Dad - I will miss you more than words can say. Thank you for being the best father in-law ever!

Love always,

Marilyn

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