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“John was a customer of mine at T-Mobile who quickly became a great friend! John was such a sincere man who always had a smile on his face. Always...Read More »
1 of 41 | Posted by: Daniel Doherty - Woburn, MA

“Dear Kitty, Sean, Children and Grandchildren, My deepest sympathy to you all! I learned of John's passing about half an hour ago, when I read about...Read More »
2 of 41 | Posted by: Mim Corcoran Connors and Edward Connors - MA

“On behalf of all the old friends in Aer Lingus who knew and respected John,sincere sympathy. I am sad I was in Ireland when he passed away and my...Read More »
3 of 41 | Posted by: noreen courtney - winchester, MA

“John was a great man. To me he represents a time when leaders of the Irish-American community helped people.John will be missed. My sincerest...Read More »
4 of 41 | Posted by: Kevin Murphy - Abington, MA

“sorry to hear of johns passing.He was a tireless worker on behalf of the irish community. seamus shanley {kells bartender} ”
5 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies to your family and friends and all who are mourning this great loss. John was a wonderful man and I am extremely grateful for...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Donna Gilardi (Bowles) - Shirley, MA

“We were so sad to hear about John and wished we could have been there. We have such fond memories of you both. I was just thinking of the time he...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: James and Sile D. OLeary - DC

“Kitty & family .Ellen & I are so sorry to hear of JOHN'S recent passing. Lovely memories of happy days in Eastham. May he rest in peace Tommy &...Read More »
8 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Kitty and family, My deepest sympathy to you.I will never forget john and you Kitty for all your support for the irish in boston and the great voice...Read More »
9 of 41 | Posted by: Eileen Dunn - Cranston, RI

“I was very sorry to learn of the passing of John. He was a great man. In the early 1980's he and Henry Varian were the best in allowing people to...Read More »
10 of 41 | Posted by: Kevin P.Murphy - Abington, MA

11 of 41 | Posted by: Kevin Murphy - Abington, MA

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
12 of 41 | Posted by: Cailin Gallagher - Lexington, MA

“Dear Kitty and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Of course my best memories include John and my Uncle Bernie hosting the "Sound of Erin". ”
13 of 41 | Posted by: Michael McCarthy - Dracut, MA

“Kitty and Family you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time ”
14 of 41 | Posted by: Sean & Vera Lyons and Family - MA

“My heartfelt condolences to John's family for his loss. John was a very strong and effective advocate for the promotion of soccer in this country in...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Felice Fabrizio - Medford, MA

“Kitty and family ~ I am very sorry to hear the sorrowful news of the passing of John. He was an icon in Boston Irish culture and will be sorely...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Karin and Catherine Joyce and family - MA

“Kitty & family, it is hard for me to express all my feelings & wonderful memories I have of John, since he first came to America in 1955. One of my...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Louie & Mary Curran Forgione - MA

“Dear Kitty and Family,We are so sorry to hear about the passing of John. John was such a wonderful person, he was a great mentor and helped us so...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: Trisha Carey - Auburndale, MA

“...so sad to hear that - The Voice of The Sound of Erin- is retired - for Heavenly use only ...For many of us - who came from Ireland in the 80s- he...Read More »
19 of 41 | Posted by: John B OLeary - MA

“Dear Kitty and Family,I am sorry to hear of your loss. John was a kind fellow who supported music in Boston and I esp liked "Sound of Erin Irish...Read More »
20 of 41 | Posted by: Charlene Duffy Saulnier - MA

“Kitty and Family,our condolences to all of you. John will be sorely missed.Tom,Kathleen Sheridan and FamilyBelmont, Ma ”
21 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Kitty and family,All of us here at Belmont Media Center extend our sympathy to you.John was lively & lovely spark here and will be greatly missed...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: Jeffrey Hansell - Belmont, MA

“sincere condolonces ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: Paddy Moroney - Bellingham, MA

“Kitty and family,so sorry to hear about John.I have fond memories of John and smile when I think of him when I first met you all with Henry.My...Read More »
24 of 41 | Posted by: miriam varian - nantucket, MA

“We are so deeply saddened to hear of John’s passing. Without a doubt John Curran was one of the nicest people God ever made and we were blessed...Read More »
25 of 41 | Posted by: Mary Schrall - Norwell, MA

“Mrs. Curran,My deepest sympathies to you and your family. John was a great friend to my father. They met through the grocery business and my father...Read More »
26 of 41 | Posted by: A friend

“Kitty and family,Anne and I are very sorry to hear about the loss of John.He and I shared many stories about the Food Business in New England and he...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: Rich Currier - Winthrop, MA

“Kitty, Deidre, Sean, Maura and Trish and other relatives, I'm so sorry for the loss of your relative. I'll keep your entire family in my prayers. ...Read More »
28 of 41 | Posted by: Christien Skinner - cambridge, MA

“Kitty and family you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time ”
29 of 41 | Posted by: Annie Mullen - Braintree, MA

“Sincere condolences on John,s passing. A true pioneer for the Irish community. May he rest in peace ”
30 of 41 | Posted by: Bill and Bridget McGowan - Milton, MA

“Sorry to hear of John's Passing.Your in thoughts and prayers .Boston Galway Hurling Club ”
31 of 41 | Posted by: Boston Galway - Boston, MA

“Kitty and family, I am so sad over the loss of John. My heart is with you all. John was a wonderful man who welcomed me into his circle of family...Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: Cathy Durak - Watertown, MA

“Dear Kitty and Family: I was very saddened to hear from my friend Larry Schrall that my friend and neighbor from Crosshaven had passed away. I...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Mary T. Lynch - Dorchester, MA

“Fond memories of a wonderful man. John was a good friend of my family's, including my uncle, Tom Barrett. John, you will be missed. ”
34 of 41 | Posted by: Mary Mulvey Jacobson - MA

“Our sincere condolences with the loss of your Husband, Father and Grandfather. Our Prayers are with You during this difficult time ”
35 of 41 | Posted by: William & Patrick Varian - MA

“Kitty & family, so sorry to hear about John. We'll remember him & all of you in our prayers....... ”
36 of 41 | Posted by: Dave & Sally Curran - West Falls, NY

“Dear Kitty and "Kids", Our fondest thoughts are sent your way. We hope they might ease your grief some small amount. I'm lucky to have just seen...Read More »
37 of 41 | Posted by: P J Keane - Beverly, MA

“To Kitty & Family, I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my good friend and Brother Hibernian, John. He was a fine and decent man and will...Read More »
38 of 41 | Posted by: Jack Meehan - Quincy, MA

“Always a kind person and always a encouraging word. My prayers are with your family. ”
39 of 41 | Posted by: Eileen Lynch - Arlington, MA

“RIP John, The Voice on the Radio Every Saturday Growing up, God Bless you & your Family! ”
40 of 41 | Posted by: Kevin Feeney - woburn, MA

“Rest in Peace my friend. May God give you his Blessings for all that you done ”
41 of 41 | Posted by: Dick Mac Donald - Needham, MA

John M. Curran of Belmont June 21, 2012. Beloved husband of Kitty Curran (Ryan) of 52 years. Loving father of Sean Curran of New York, Patricia Loomis and her husband Fred of Winthrop, Deirdre Tobin and her husband Sean of Sudbury and Maura Lally and her husband Sean of Belmont. Cherished Papa of Brendan and Catherine Loomis, Ryan, Fiona and Catrina Tobin and Ciara and Keelin Lally. Brother of Donal Curran, Eileen Murphy and Marion O'Riordan all of Crosshaven, County Cork, Ireland and the late Mary Curran and Christopher O'Brien. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John was the host of the "Sound of Erin Irish Radio Program" for 40 years. Former owner of Round Tower Travel. A founding member of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Erin and former account executive of Morris Alper and Sons. Funeral from the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 36 Trapelo Road Belmont on Tuesday June 26 at 8:00 AM. Followed by a funeral mass at St Josephs Church 128 Common Street Belmont at 9:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society 101A First Ave Waltham MA 02454 or the American Heart Association 20 Speen Street Framingham MA 01701

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