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Francis Curran

Obituary of Francis M. Curran

Francis M. CurranPeru - Francis M. Curran, 75, of Route 22, Peru, died Friday, July 24, 2009 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh surrounded by his loving family.He was born in Plattsburgh, June 22, 1934 the son of Frank and Kathryn (LaBarr) Curran.Francis owned and operated a local dairy farm, was a north country contractor and member of the Teamsters Local 687. He was a truck driver for Rossi Trucking in Barre, VT and lastly drove truck for Anchor Motor Freight of Champlain for 20 years. He was a communicant of St. Augustine's Church. Francis loved to work, drive truck, chat on the cell phone, care for his animals, and fishing.Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Peggy Curran, whom he married February 12, 1955 at St. Augustine's Church in Peru; two daughters, Cherie Cook and her husband Chi of Harkness, and Lori and Joe Pallozzi of Saranac Lake; four grandchildren, Sam, Tully, Skyler, and Ian; two great-grandchildren, Sammy and Zak; and several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his parents; and a daughter, Susan in 1990.There will be no public calling hours or service. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Keeseville.Donations in his memory may be made to the Elmore SPCA, 510 Arthur Road, Peru, NY, 12972.Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. 834-7667
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hamilton Funeral Home