Donald J. Curry, age 91, of Jefferson Hills, passed away at home on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He retired with 35 years of service as a guidance counselor and teacher with the Pittsburgh Public Schools. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the South Park Baptist Church.
He loved fishing, woodworking and gardening. Born April 9, 1929, he was a son of the late Esther (Curry) Andrews and husband of the late Grace L. (Akerman) Curry.
He is survived by his daughter, Linda (Stephen) Britten of Lakewood, OH; son, Gregory (Trudy) Curry of Robinson Twp.; daughter-in-law, Deborah Grimes of Ohio Twp.; granddaughter, Dawn (Kenneth) Jackson of Wintersville, OH; grandson, Justin (Kathleen) Curry of Wallingford; great-grandson, Elliott Curry; brother, John Andrews of Oklahoma; also, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his mother and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, John A. Grimes and brothers, Charles Curry and James Andrews. Visitation and services will be private. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Burial in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to World Help, P.O. Box 501, Forest, VA 24551. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 14, 2020.