Matthew Curran Obituary, Death – After a protracted battle with illness, Matthew Curran, age 78, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2023, in the comfort of his own home. On March 13, 1938, he was welcomed into the world by his parents, John and Catherine Curran, in the Bronx, New York. He spent his childhood in Bellerose, New York, and received his high school diploma from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1955.
In the same year, he joined the United States Army under an unique recruitment program for 17-year-olds. His contract called for six months of active duty and seven and a half years of reserve duty. In the same year, he also met Irene, which was the beginning of a love affair that would last 62 years. They tied the knot on August 27, 1960, and went on to have four children together.
After working for New York Telephone for some time, he went to work for Mountain Bell. In August of 1973, the family made the move to Longmont, which is located in Colorado. In December of 1993, Matt took his retirement from AT&T. As a result of Irene’s health issues, Matt and Irene relocated to Allenspark in June of 1994. Prior to that, they had lived in Longmont for six years.
Bowling was Matt’s lifelong hobby, and over the course of many years and in a variety of leagues, he worked his way up to a perfect 300 game. In addition to that, he used to take pleasure in activities such as fishing, reading, listening to music, playing the guitar, and singing. He was a member of the Allenspark Community Church choir for a significant amount of years and participated in some church services by singing and playing his guitar. He had a lot of fun as a little league baseball coach, and in 1987, his team took first place in the city tournament.
His parents, his sister Catherine Seewaldt of East Williston, New York, and his son Michael, who was 19 years old when he passed away in 1982 all passed away before him. Daniel, wife Stephanie, children Abigail and Adam of Fort Collins; Brian, of Longmont; and Matthew, wife Angela, and daughter Madison of Parrish, Florida; as well as his cherished sister-in-law Eleanor French of Lindenhurst, New York, and a number of nieces and nephews. He is survived by his wife, Irene, and his three sons: Daniel, wife Stephanie, children Abigail and Adam of Fort Collins; Brian, of Longmont; and Matthew,