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Bernard 'Bernie' Curry

Bernard 'Bernie' Curry

Born In: New Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada

Passed in: Howie Centre, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: May 30th, 2010

Bernard Curry, 80, a lifelong resident of Howie Centre, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, surrounded by family.
Born in New Victoria, he was the son of the late Joseph Neil and Flora Ann (MacKinnon) Curry.
Bernie was foremost a family man who, with his wife Margaret, raised a large family of eight sons and a daughter. Together they founded and operated B. Curry & Sons Construction Ltd. They developed, over many years, Floral Heights subdivision.
During his retirement years, 'Poppy' thoroughly enjoyed his family, especially the time spent with his grand and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Ann Marie, at home; sons, Bob (Sheila), Ron (Trish), Tom (Cheryl), Bruce (Leah Jane), Neil (Ruby) and Allen (Liz Ann), all of Howie Centre, Joe (Regina), Sydney River, Brian (Amanda), Northside East Bay; sister, Catherine (Al) Zahn, Calgary; brother, John (Theresa), Edmonton; 25 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Isabel Curry, Kingston; brothers-in-law, Mike Farrell, Sydney Forks, Joe Farrell, Ontario; sisters-in-law, Mary Blake, Ontario, Rita Briand, Ontario, Effie (Bob) Chipman, Sally (Charles) Sampson, both of Sydney Forks; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his wife, the former Margaret Farrell in 2000, brothers, Tommy and Duncan and brothers-in-law, Angus Farrell, Danny Farrell and Jim Farrell and sisters-in-law, Theresa MacNeil and Annie MacIsaac.
Visitation for Bernard Curry will take place at T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel today (Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church, East Bay, Thursday, June 3 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Frank Abbass officiating. Interment in the parish cemetery, East Bay.
Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be sent to TWCurry.com.


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