Margaret Curry

Obituary of Margaret Urband Curry

Margaret (Peggy) Jean Urband Curry, age 86, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Sunnyvale after a brief illness.  She was born June 12, 1933, in Ithaca, New York, to Harold “Red” and Florence (McKenzie) Urband. 

Peggy was a 1951 graduate of St. Rose Academy, San Francisco, and a 1955 graduate of Trinity College, Washington, D.C.  She was married to Duncan Curry III for 33 years, and was a long-time resident of Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale.  She was a homemaker and mother of five.  She was a life-long Catholic and loved her family and friends. 

She is survived by her brother Robert Urband; sisters Helen Keefer, and Patricia Andrews; children Gareth (and Julie) Gill, Mary Curry, Kathryn Curry, Duncan (and Margaret O’Brien) Curry, Patricia (and Michael) Starkenburg; grandchildren Melissa (and Colby) Johnstone, Mary Kathryn “Katie” (and Casey) Pieplow, Keith (and Michelle “Ellie” Harris) Busmire, Jeremy Curry, Jennifer Curry, Duncan Starkenburg, Meredith Starkenburg, Madison Cheng, and Calvin Cheng; great-grandchildren Thomas Johnstone, Lily Johnstone, and Ava Busmire. 

Our family would like to express thanks to Dr. Floyd and the caregivers of PAMF Los Altos and Mountain View, El Camino Hospital Mountain View, and Cedar Crest Sunnyvale.  

Family, friends, and others whose lives were touched by Peggy are invited to St. Nicholas Church, 473 Lincoln Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019 for a rosary prayer service, and then again at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 for a requiem funeral mass followed immediately by a reception.  Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Los Altos.  

Memorial donations can be made to Children’s Hospital of Orange County https://www.choc.org/giving, or to St. Nicholas School, Los Altos Hills, https://www.stnicholaslah.com/ways-to-give. Flowers and additional information can be directed to Spangler Mortuaries, 174 North Sunnyvale Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA  94086  (408) 736-6294 

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Thursday
11
July

Visitation

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2019
St. Nicholas Church
473 Lincoln Avenue
Los Altos, California, United States
(650) 948-2158
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Thursday
11
July

Rosary

7:00 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2019
St. Nicholas Church
473 Lincoln Avenue
Los Altos, California, United States
(650) 948-2158
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Friday
12
July

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Friday, July 12, 2019
St. Nicholas Church
473 Lincoln Avenue
Los Altos, California, United States
(650) 948-2158
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Friday
12
July

Gate of Heaven

1:00 pm
Friday, July 12, 2019
Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
22555 Cristo Rey Dr.
Los Altos, California, United States
(650) 428-3730
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