Barbara A. (Bucci) Curran

August 1, 2015

Barbara A. (Bucci) Curran

BARBARA A. (BUCCI) CURRAN – of Peabody, formerly of Woburn, Saturday, August 1st. Beloved wife of the late Albert F. Curran. Devoted mother of Barbara A. Curran of PA, Albert F. “Chip” Curran, Jr. and his wife Linda of Concord, Cheryl A. Curran and her wife Pamela of Rockport, Thomas H. Curran and his wife Kelly of Gloucester, and Michael F. Curran and his wife Patricia of Bradford. Dear sister of Phyllis Bucci Lynch of Barnstable. Cherished grandmother of Christopher M., Evan T., Chelsea M., Nora T., Logan S., Jamison R., and Tyler P. Curran. Also lovingly survived by her nieces and nephews, Tom Perkins of CT, Nan Perkins of Boston, Janis Lynch of Cape Cod, and Jim Lynch of CA. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Memorial Mass in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn on Friday, August 14th at 10 a.m. There are no calling hours and interment is private. Remembrances may be made in Barbara’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

OBITUARY:

Barbara A. (Bucci) Curran passed away after a brief illness on Saturday August 1st. The beloved wife of the late Atty. Albert F. Curran, she was eighty five years of age.

Born in Winchester, she was one of two girls born to the late Henry and Marie (Rose) Bucci. Raised and educated in Winchester, she was a graduate of Winchester High School with the Class of 1947.

In the late forties, early fifties this handsome young attorney, Albert F. Curran, was giving a seminar to a group of woman which Barbara was a part of. Following the presentation Barbara had several questions and that was the beginning of their life long journey together. In 1952 they married and brought five great children into the world. Making their home in Woburn, Barbara was kept very busy raising their five children. Every summer they enjoyed spending time at their home in Gloucester. Barbara lived the past 7 years at Brooksby Village in Peabody and enjoyed her time there.

Al and Barbara enjoyed traveling over their forty eight years of marriage. From the Alps in Austria, to Iceland, to France and Ireland and many other areas that peaked their interest. They both enjoyed golf over the years and if there was a course nearby the clubs made the trip also. She was always ready for the next adventure, particularly with her husband, children, and grandchildren.

They were long time members of the Salem Country Club.

Barbara was a talented artist, she loved to paint, enjoyed flower arranging and gardening. Bridge was a weekly activity that Barbara enjoyed playing with her friends in Rockport and at Brooksby Village.

A very loving woman Barbara enjoyed her life, husband, children and grandchildren, friends and those met just in passing.

Barbara was predeceased by her parents, Henry and Marie (Rose) Bucci, and her husband, Atty. Albert F. Curran.

She is lovingly survived by her children, Barbara A. Curran of PA, Albert F. “Chip” Curran, Jr. and his wife Linda of Concord, Cheryl A. Curran and her wife Pamela Courtleigh of Rockport, Thomas H. Curran and his wife Kelly of Gloucester, and Michael F. Curran and his wife Patricia of Bradford; her sister, Phyllis Bucci Lynch of Barnstable; her grandchildren, Christopher M., Evan T., Chelsea M., Nora T., Logan S., Jamison R., and Tyler P. Curran; and her nieces and nephews, Tom Perkins of CT, Nan Perkins of Boston, Janis Lynch of Cape Cod, and Jim Lynch of CA.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Memorial Mass in St. Barbara’s Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn on Friday, August 14th at 10 a.m. There are no calling hours and interment is private. Donations may be made in Barbara’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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  1. Tom. Very sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. She sounded like an extraordinary woman . Hopefully the good memories will help you deal with her loss. Dave St. Pierre

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