June 12, 1935 - August 4, 2021
Margaret Mary Carr Curran, Lake Hiawatha, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Helen Carr. Peg was born June 12, 1935 in Auburn NY and grew up in Spring Lake. She is predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph of 55 years, and her sisters Ellen & Denny. Surviving her 9 “well mannered” children and their spouses, Brigid and Mike Mekita, Lake Hiawatha, Joe and Lisa Curran, Jefferson, Tricia and Bob Nikiel, Parsippany, Chris and Barbara Curran, Lebanon, Michael and Lisa Curran, Denville, Moira and Scott Douglas, Stillwater, Tara and Ed Maluszczak, Rockaway Township, Paul and Lisa Curran, Berkeley Heights, Kevin and Laura,Kansas City, Mo, her cherished 26 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, her brother Lee and his wife Barbara Carr, and sister in law Regina VanSyckle and Maureen Curran. Peg celebrated life to the fullest with the help of the Blessed Mother, God the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit. She was the central heartbeat of the family and was a private, kind, and trustworthy confidant. She was known to occasionally "bribe the Saints" for requests for others and "paid back" by being generous in words, thoughts, and actions. She raised 9 children and helped to shape them to be the best that they could be. She was often found with a book in her hand, had a hearty cackle, and sang and swayed to the 50's music. She taught life lessons through the simple acts of listening, guidance, with no judgement, and creating a sanctuary in her arms to embrace her loved ones during the sad, challenging and rough times as well as celebrating the happy, and joyous moments. She will be sorely missed, never forgotten, and loved always. The family will receive family and friends on Sunday, August 8th, 2021 from 1:00pm-5:00pm at S. J. Priola Funeral Home, 60 North Beverwyck Rd. Lake Hiawatha, NJ 973-335-4700. A celebration of life, mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Peter the Apostle Church, Parsippany, on Monday, August 9th, 2021 at 10:00AM. In lieu of flowers, Mom would love you to donate to your favorite charity in remembrance of her.
Margaret Mary Carr Curran, Lake Hiawatha, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Helen Carr. Peg was born June 12, 1935 in Auburn NY and grew up in Spring Lake. She is... View Obituary & Service Information
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