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Paul Joseph Currie

Paul Joseph  Currie

Passed on: March 10th, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Paul Joseph Currie of Dominion, at the age of 74. Paul passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Glace Bay Hospital with loved ones at his side. Born in Glace Bay Paul is the son of Bernadette (Corbett) and the late Melvin Currie.
In Paul's earlier years he lived in Toronto and had his own business for many years. He was a proud member of the Militia. Returning to Cape Breton Paul was employed in the construction and cement industry. He loved to play darts, bingo and cards. Paul was an ordinary member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 78 in Dominion.
Paul was a son, husband, father, uncle, brother, grand and great grandfather. He had unending love for his grandchildren and great grandchildren and they will miss their poppy.
Paul will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 53 years, Linda (Vokey) Currie; his children, daughter, Danette Currie Hynes (Wayne), Glace Bay; sons, Vernon, Glace Bay and Troy (Christine), Toronto; 12 cherished grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Paul was born into a large family and is survived by his four brothers, Melvin, Angus, John and Sheldon, and six sisters, Arlene, Mary Anne, Stephanie, Beverly, Anita and Doreen.
As well as his father, Melvin Currie, Paul was predeceased by sisters, Lillian, Estelle, and daughter-in-law, Suzanne Currie.
In keeping with Paul's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation for Paul will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 in J.M. Curry Funeral Home, 775 Main St., Glace Bay (849-7617). A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeport with Fr. Daniel Boudreau officiating. Interment will be held in Calvary Cemetery followed by a reception at Branch 78 Legion, Neville Street, Dominion.
Donations in Paul's memory may be made to the Lung Association.
We would like to thank the members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 78 for their generosity. Also to the doctors, VON, nurses, home care and Palliative Care for their care of Paul over the years.
Condolences to the Currie family may be sent to www.currysfuneralhome.com.
Paul will always be remembered for his hardy laugh and gentle spirit.



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