Paul Curran

Obituary of Paul G. Curran

Curran, Paul G. Farmington: Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at age 84. Pre-deceased by his wife, Aleen Curran; his parents, Ann & Gregory; granddaughter, Jacqueline Dispenza. Paul is survived by his loving children, son, Kevin (Linda VanDerWoude) Curran; twin daughters, Colleen (John) Celentani and Maureen (Patrick) Dispenza; twin grandchildren, Paul & Rachel Dispenza; nephews, Joe Curran, Steve Curran, Mike Curran, Robert Curran; nieces, Debbie Ives, Mary McGraw; close friends, Mary & Tom Campoli, Gary & Denise Hapman, Jeannie Grinnan, Bud & Sandy Meade. Paul received degrees from both Bowling Green and Brockport State University. He continued Graduate work at The University of Buffalo. Paul began his teaching career at East High School in 1962. He spent the next 36 years teaching at Brockport State University and was Chairman of the English Department from 1993-1999. Paul loved the game of baseball. He played throughout his school years, semi-pro ball in the 1960's and various leagues as well as senior softball leagues. Paul directed the Senior Softball League from 1999-2004. In 2010, Paul published a book, "Mc Avoy's Boys (And A Few Girls) of the Morning." He was a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Ontario-Yates Hospice for their support over the past six months. Paul's family will receive friends Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm at Shadow Lake, 1850 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to: Curran Family Scholarship Fund, 350 New Campus Dr., Brockport, NY 14420 - 2926, Food Link, www.Foodlinkny.com, or Open Door Mission, www.opendoormission.com. To share a memory or send the family a condolence, please visit www.harrisfuneralhome.com.