R. M. “Jack” Curry III of Danville, PA passed away peacefully at home
surrounded by family on November 4, 2016. He was born on May 8, 1946 in
Danville PA, the son of the late John R. M., Jr. and Marjorie “Peg” Glenn
Jack was a noted
athlete from his years as a childhood Little League and YMCA champ through
his impressive receiving records as a split end at Penn State. He was the
Vice President of the Danville High School class of ’64 and graduated from
the Pennsylvania State University in ’68. He served in the United States
Army and was stationed in Germany. His adult years were spent as a Realtor
at Booth & Deutsch and he spent his free time golfing and bowling.
was well known and loved in Danville throughout his 70 years of life. The
Curry family cannot adequately begin to thank our friends, along with the
incredible community of Danville, for their tremendous love and support
throughout this sad experience. A heartfelt thanks is extended to the people
who traveled from afar to say goodbye to Jack. We always knew he was a
special man, but we have been humbled greatly to witness the many people he
has touched in his lifetime. We all share in the loss of an incredible man.
survived by his two children, Lindsey (Andrew) Goldberg of Bala Cynwyd, PA,
and John R. M. Curry IV of San Diego, CA; his two grandchildren, Alex and
Samantha; and his sister Jane Curry of Philadelphia, PA.
memorial service will be held at the Walzer Barn, 141 Roaring Creek Road
Danville PA (Directions BELOW) Saturday, November 12 at 11:00 AM with the
Reverend Dr. Robert J. Andrews officiating. Friends will be received from
9:00 AM until 10:45 AM.
Private burial will be held at the convenience of the family at Odd Fellows
Cemetery Danville PA.
family will provide flowers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jack Curry Scholarship Fund which
can be made online at
(click Donate). Scroll to the bottom and select the Jack Curry Athletic
Scholarship under the listing of Danville Area Community Foundation
Scholarship Funds. If you would prefer, checks can be made payable to CSCF,
memo line: Jack Curry Athletic Scholarship Fund, can be mailed to the
Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, Attn: Jack Curry Athletic
Scholarship Fund, 725 W. Front Street, Berwick, PA 18603 or to the
National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation at
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.
54E to Boyd Station
Road (1.9 miles)
Left onto Boyd
Station Road (2.7 miles)
Right onto Wonder
View Road (1.9 miles)
Left onto Roaring
Creek Road (1.1 miles)
Barn will be on your