Mary Ellen Curran

Mary Ellen Curran, 92 of East Brady died Monday, July 12, 2021, at Clarview Nursing in Sligo, PA.

Born May 14, 1929, in Bradys Bend, she was the daughter of James J. and Tillie B. (Olcus) McGarrity.

On October 14, 1950, Mary Ellen married Lewis M. “Bud” Curran. He preceded her in death on November 15, 2013.

Mary Ellen and her husband owned and operated Currans Market in East Brady for 42 years. Prior to that, Mary Ellen worked at the Kaylor Grange Store.

She was a member of St. Eusebius Roman Catholic Church where she participated in the Ladies Guild and helped with all church functions. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Mary Ellen is survived by one daughter; Marcia Sweeney and husband Rich of East Brady, and two sons; Mike Curran and wife Sherry of East Brady, Jim Curran, and wife Darla of Chicora.

She is also survived by two granddaughters; Amanda (Corey) Gallagher, Michelle (Jim) Wilson, and five grandsons; Joel (Kati) Sweeney, Jake (Cortney) Sweeney, Ben (Sarah) Curran, Seth (Ashley) Curran, Noah Curran, and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Mary Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother; Raymond.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at St. Eusebius with Rev. LaMounte Sayers officiating. Private burial will follow.

The Curran family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the East Brady Volunteer Fire Department 101 Graham Street East Brady, PA 16028 or St. Eusebius Cemetery 301 E. 2nd Street, East Brady, PA 16028.

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