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David William Curtin

September 6, 1960 ~ August 17, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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David William Curtin, age 62, a life long resident of Easthampton, died on Thursday, August 17th at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton after a period of failing health. David was born in Northampton on September 6, 1960, he was the son of Helen Lottie (Bak) Curtin and Charles William Curtin.

David was educated in the Easthampton Public Schools and graduated from Easthampton High School in the Class of 1978. After graduating Dave continued his education at Greenfield Community College receiving his Associates Degree in Culinary Arts, he worked in the industry for a period of time. He then returned to night school at Dean Vocational School in Holyoke and received his certificate as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Once completing his state boards, David went to work at the Holyoke Soldiers Home, there he found his true calling and remained there for over 20 years caring for the residents before retiring. He worked for many years in the Dairy Department for the Northampton Stop & Shop until January of 2023, until health issues forced him into retirement. In his younger years, you would also find David working alongside of his sister Diane, brother Charlie and his Dad at the former Cottage Pharmacy.

David was a communicant of the former Immaculate Conception Parish in Easthampton. He enjoyed his love of cooking, music, yard work and taking care of his home, spending time with friends, trips to the beach and swimming.

David is survived by his Father; Charles William Curtin and his wife Helen (Szubzda) Curtin of Northampton, loving and devoted Sister; Diane M. Curtin of Easthampton, niece Shannon Curtin Taylor and her husband Ryan of New York and many friends and co workers. He was predeceased by his loving Mother; Helen Lottie (Bak) Curtin on July 28, 1988 and his beloved Brother; Charles Thomas Curtin on August 13, 2021

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Services

Graveside Service
Monday
August 28, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Brigid's Cemetery
Everett Street
Easthampton, MA 01027

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