Jo Ann Currier

Obituaries / Jan. 15, 2004 12:00am EST

Jo Ann Currier

EAST GRANVILLE—Jo Ann Currier, 67, of East Granville, died Sunday morning, Jan. 11, 2004 at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph.

She was born June 17, 1936 in Charleston, Vt.; the daughter of Warren C. and Flora M. (Durgin) Smith. She was educated in Charleston Elementary Schools, and graduated from Derby Academy in 1954.

She married Winfield Currier June 15, 1957 in Sharon. He died in 1993. They had lived in East Braintree, and moved to East Granville in 1961.

She worked at the former Van Raalte Company, Tranquility Nursing Home, and for 37 years at First National Stores.

She belonged to Roxbury Union Congregational Church, where she held the offices of clerk, deacon, trustee, member of the Mission and Nominating committees, and was delegate to the U.C.C. Annual Conference. She also served on the U.C.C. Conference Mission Committee, was second constable for the Town of Granville, and a board member for the White River Valley Ambulance.

She enjoyed reading the Bible, sunrises, birds, making quilts and dolls, and collecting salt and pepper shakers, cookbooks, thimbles, and crosses.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Habel, of Northfield Falls; sons Keith Currier and Gerald Currier, both of East Granville; sister, Beverly Vesper of Royalton; brothers, Clyde Smith of Charleston and James Smith of Barton; five granddaughters, three great-grandchildren; nieces, and nephews, two uncles and one aunt.

She was predeceased by two brothers: Burton and Roy Smith, and three sisters: Barbara Glover, Ella Barrow, and Betty Keement.

Funeral Services were held Wednesday, Jan. 14 at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph, with Rev. Roger Fletcher, officiating. Burial will be in the spring at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Roxbury Congregational Church Memorial Fund, Roxbury, Vt. 05669, or to the Make A Wish Foundation, 100 Dorset St. #13, So. Burlington, Vt. 05403.


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