Theodore P. “Ted” Curran

Lewiston, ME – On August 14, 2015 heaven received its toughest angel in Theodore P. “Ted” Curran, 63, of Sabattus, who passed surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer. He was the husband of Helene T. (Potvin) Curran. 

Ted was born April 29, 1952 in Lewiston, a son of the late Leo E. & Francoise (Veilleux) Curran.  He met the love of his live, Helene, at St. Dominic’s High School; they married on September 2, 1972 at St. Louis Church in Auburn. 

Ted served in the United States Air Force, returned home and graduated CMVTI as a machinist.  He worked nearly 40 years at Elmet Technologies.  He was also a member of the Teamsters, a shop steward and won the world competition in Rome, Italy on the “Maintenance Attack Team.”  He also served the town of Sabattus as a selectman and a member the recycling committee. 

Ted was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Sabattus.  He looked forward to the weekly after Mass breakfast with his dear friends, Roger & Claire Gervais.  He also enjoyed his lifelong friendship with Daniel Leblanc of Berlin, MA and working with Ronald Lessard.  He loved a good debate but more so his wife of almost 43 years, Helene.  His greatest joys were walking at Reid State park or anywhere for that matter, hand in hand with her.

Spending time with his grandkids was an important part of his life as was proclaiming to dislike everyone; with Ted you always knew how he felt and he showed with his actions the depth of his love, he was a proud man who lived to be the support & anchor of his family. 

Besides his beloved wife Helene, he is survived by his son Steven Curran and his wife Stacey of Lewiston and his daughter Angela Duncan and her husband Dimon of Ostrander, OH.  He also leaves his grandsons Marc and Ethan Curran and Logan Duncan, his granddaughter Metea Duncan, as well as his sister Agnes Perkins and her husband Robert of Carlisle, PA, his brothers Jean-Paul Curran and his wife Claudette, Daniel Curran both of Sabattus, Ronald Curran and his wife Pauline of Sebago, Michel Curran and his wife Lorraine of Sabattus, his brother-in-law Paul Potvin and his wife Gloria Giroux of Old Orchard Beach, Leo Potvin and his wife Sandra of Lewiston, Arthur Potvin and his wife Regina “Tina” of Auburn, his sister-in-law Louise Whalen and her husband Gerald “Scott” of Auburn, Noella Potvin of Lewiston and several nieces and nephews.  He was also the uncle of the late Michael Potvin.  

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass on Friday, August 21, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 131 High Street, Sabattus, ME.

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