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Mary Cleota Currell

June 30, 1935 July 10, 2018
Mary Cleota Currell
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Obituary for Mary Cleota Currell

Mary Cleota Currell (nee: Callahan) of West Bloomfield was born June 30, 1935 in Van Horne, Iowa to John M. and Wilma Dorothy (nee: Schellhase) Callahan. She died July 10, 2018 at the age of 83.

Mrs. Currell is the beloved wife of 61 years to John F. Currell. Loving mother of Cynthia (Ed Finn) Currell, Joseph (Debbie) Currell, Martha (Randy) Strang and Laura Elkin. Also 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Jean (Jim) Kazimour and Larry (Toni) Callahan. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Mrs. Currell was a first grade teacher for 22 years and reached over 700 children. In addition, she taught Religious Education for over 45 years. She was a very avid reader and a strong supporter of the West Bloomfield Library where she introduced her children and grandchildren to a love of reading. She and her husband enjoyed the symphony and together they were longtime supporters of many symphony orchestras. Together with her husband, they enjoyed entertaining in their home, especially their St. Patrick’s Day celebration. She was a devoted Nanny to her grandchildren Kevin and David. She loved to keep in touch with and write letters to many of her friends she met throughout her lifetime. In her later years, she enjoyed watching the woods and listening to the birds with her high school sweetheart and husband of 61 years, Jack.

Funeral mass from Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church, 3750 Commerce Rd., West Bloomfield, (west of Orchard Lake Rd) Monday, 10 AM (In State 9:30 AM). Friends may visit Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail Walled Lake (3 Blks. S. of Maple Rd.) Sunday 3-8 PM (Rosary 7 PM). Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association. Memorial donations also accepted (payable to John F. Currell) for the Mary Callahan Currell Scholarship at Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Please send scholarship memorial donations in c/o Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake, Michigan 48390.

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

15

Jul

3:00 PM 7/15/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/15/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Rosary

Sunday

15

Jul

7:00 PM 7/15/2018 7:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Visitation

Monday

16

Jul

9:30 AM 7/16/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 7/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church

3750 Commerce Rd.
Orchard Lake, MI 48324

Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church
3750 Commerce Rd. Orchard Lake 48324 MI
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

16

Jul

10:00 AM 7/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church

3750 Commerce Rd.
Orchard Lake, MI 48324

Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church
3750 Commerce Rd. Orchard Lake 48324 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Cemetery Final Resting Place

4401 Nelsey Rd.
Waterford, MI 48329

4401 Nelsey Rd. Waterford 48329 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

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