Rev. Paul E. Curran, 92 of Dorchester passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday October 13, 2020. Beloved son of the late Michael J. and Mary A. (Foley) Curran. Brother of the late James of Dorchester, John F. Curran of Weymouth, and Margaret Foley of Readville. Also survived by 11 nieces and nephews, and several grand nieces, and grand nephews, as well as great-grand nieces and nephews.
He was born in Boston. He was a graduate of St. Mark’s Grammar School in Dorchester, and a graduate of B.C. High School Class of 1946. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Boston College. He entered St. John’s Seminary in 1954 and ordained a Priest on February 2, 1959.
Over his 61 years as a Priest he served at many parishes in the Archdiocese of Boston including St. Jerome’s Parish in Weymouth, St. Mary’s in Beverly, St. Michaels’s in Lowell, St. Jude’s in Norfolk and served as Chaplain for MCI Norfolk. St. Bridget’s in Framingham, St., Catherine’s in Norwood, Blessed Sacrament on Walpole, Former Pastor of St. Michael’s in Avon, and Holy Ghost Parish in Whitman.
Fr. Curran will lie in state at Holy Ghost Church in Whitman on Monday October 19 th 3-6 pm. Relatives and friends invited to attend.
A funeral mass of Christian burial will be on Tuesday in Holy Ghost Church, Whitman at 11 am.
Burial to follow at New Calvary Cemetery in Dorchester.