Francis “Frank” Curran Obituary

Francis “Frank”  Curran
Francis “Frank” Curran

February 12, 1946 - January 12, 2019
Born in Ireland
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Francis "Frank" Curran

72, died January 12, 2019.

Frank was born in County Leitrim, Ireland and was formerly of Edison before moving to Bridgewater in 1988. Frank graduated in 1971 with a BA degree in Commerce and an advanced diploma in Education in 1972 from University College Dublin. He also earned his Master’s degree in Economics from Fordham College. He was employed as a marketing executive in sales for Lucent Technologies for over 23 years. Frank later worked for DSET Corporation in Bridgewater where he was a sales director for IP Solutions and OSS Nokayva in Somerset where he was senior solution specialist. He was a communicant of Holy Trinity RC Church in Bridgewater and also a long time member of AOH of Somerset County and Iaanwj Wharten. In her spare time, he enjoyed golfing and reading. Frank was an aficionado of Irish music and the language and he was well known in all Irish music circles of NYC area. Frank was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by several siblings.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years Catherine (Kate), daughters Noelle Curran and her husband Willie Mannion and Sinead Curran Normant and her husband Michael, sisters Cait Quinn and Pauline Caulfield, and 2 grandchildren Eva and Rory Normant.

Prayers will be 9am Wednesday at Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville followed by 10am Mass at Holy Trinity R.C. Church in Bridgewater. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Visitation will be 2-4pm and 7-9pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to the American Lung Association, 1031 US 22, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. To send condolences to the family, visit




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Holy Trinity RC Church
60 Maple Street
Bridgewater , NJ US 08807
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
10:00 AM
St. Bernard Cemetery
551 State Route 28
Bridgewater, NJ US 08807
Wednesday, January 16, 2019


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