1/26/1953 - 11/1/2019
On Friday, November 1, 2019, Thomas E. Curry, loving husband, father of five, and grandfather of three, passed away at the age of 66 after a long battle with lung cancer and COPD.
Tom was born on January 26, 1953 with his twin brother, Richard, in Mineola, New York to Thomas and Mary Curry. He worked as a security officer for federal defense contractors for more than 20 years, the Village of Floral Park for 4 years and for Con Edison for 11 years before retiring at age 59. On May 31, 1986, he married Dorothy Ann McAleavey. Together, they raised five children, Dee, Tommy, Kaitlyn, Jillian, and Jimmy. He was also the grandfather to three children, Dominique, Christpin, and Brianna.
Tom was a passionate sports fan and an expert crossword puzzle solver. He was known for his quick wit, sarcastic sense of humor, and undying devotion to his wife.
Tom was preceded in death by his father, Thomas, his mother, Mary, his brother, Richard, and his daughter, Dee. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, four children, Tommy, Kaitlyn, Jillian, and Jimmy, his grandchildren, Dominique, Christpin, and Brianna, his sisters, Maureen and Bet, and his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Wednesday, November 6
2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY
Thursday, November 7
Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church
2 Floral Parkway, Floral Park, NY