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Joseph Curcio
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Joseph Curcio

Friday, October 3rd, 1919 - Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Obituary

Joseph Curcio Jr., 100 of Scotia passed away at the Grand Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Guilderland. Born in Rotterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Maria (Lusigrora) Curcio.

He served his country in the Army during World War 2. In the war, Joseph served as a tank driver and sharp shooter in the Army. Because of his service, in 2013 he earned the rank of Legend and was awarded the Defender of Freedom award by the NRA Golden Eagles.

After the war, Joseph was employed as an inspector for the General Electric Company in Schenectady. He was passionate about and had a great love for animals.

Joseph is predeceased by his wife Lois Curcio, one son Joseph Curcio and three brothers John Curcio, Sam Curcio, and Peter Curcio as well as two sisters Vera Curcio and Mary Smith.

He is survived by his son Gary Curcio (Charlene) of Glenville and several grandchildren Jason Curcio (Valerie), Joseph Curcio (Joni), Kimberly Rafiq (Ahmed), Gary Curcio Jr, Michael Curcio, Sheri Tyrell (Dennis), Gregory Curcio (Allison) Suzanne Lawrence, Jeannie Dewan, Melinda Curcio. He is also survived by several great grandchildren Samuel Karlitz, Carmela Curcio, Toby Curcio, Aryanna Rafiq, Evan Rafiq, Lorelei Rafiq, Brooke Tyrell, Robin Tyrell, Dennis Tyrell, Nora Curcio, Marcus Lawrence, Nichole Lawrence, Logan Dewan.

A Celebration of Joseph’s life will be Wednesday December 4, 2019 at 12 noon at the Bond Funeral Home 1614 Guilderland Avenue. A visitation will be from 11-12 noon prior to the service.

Inurnment will be in the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Joseph’s memory to the WoundedWarriorsProject.org.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Bond Funeral Home
    1614 Guilderland Avenue
    SCHENECTADY, NY
    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
    11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Bond Funeral Home
    1614 Guilderland Avenue
    SCHENECTADY, NY
    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
    12:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. John Califano
  • Interment

    Saratoga National Cemetery
    200 Duell Road
    Schuylerville, NY

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It was an honor to celebrate his 100th
I am in Florida and would loved to have been there.

Jim Curcio
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