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Eleanor J. (Mongiat) Curran

January 18, 2020


Mrs. Eleanor J. (Mongiat) Curran, 92, of Milford MA, died Saturday (January 18, 2020) at the Milford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.


Eleanor was born in Milford MA, the daughter of the late Peter L. and the late Nellie (Foglio) Mongiat. She attended Milford public schools, graduating from Milford High School, Class of 1945. She was also a graduate of Fisher Junior College.


Eleanor was first employed as a secretary at the Mass Electric offices located in Milford MA. She then was employed for many years for the Milford School Department working at the former Stacy Junior High School as secretary to the Principal, retiring in 1985.


Eleanor was a longtime communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and loved to knit, crochet and read. But her favorite pastime was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren & her great grandchildren.


Eleanor is survived by her daughter: Leslie, wife of Atty. Ernest Pettinari of Milford MA and her son: John Curran and his wife Deidre of Milford MA; her five grandchildren: Jonathan Curran and his wife Laura of Backstone MA, Leah Pettinari of Boston MA, Katelyn Perez and her husband Aarian of Medford MA, Jamie Winters and her husband Joshua of Sterling MA and Michael Pettinari and his wife Victoria of Upton MA; her four great grandchildren: Allison Winters, Nathaniel Curran, Elliot Pettinari and Annie Winters; also her sister-in-law: Claire Mongiat of Medway MA and several nieces.


Her funeral will be held Wednesday (January 22nd) at 9am from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, (UPPER CHURCH), 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday (January 21st) from 5pm to 7pm.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Oliva Family Cancer Comfort Fund, c/o the Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation, 14 Prospect Street, Milford MA   or to    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,  501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959.

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January 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
44 Congress Street
Milford, MA 01757

Mass of Christian Burial
January 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
7 East Main Street
Milford, MA 01757

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