John K. Currier
Mr. Currier was born June 8, 1932, and lived in Belmont, N.H. He was the son of
Bernice (Brown) and Fred
Adams Currier Jr.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He had been a vacuum furnace engineering consultant for 37 years before retiring on Jan. 7, 1996.
Mr. Currier was a member of the Parkwood Baptist
Church in Gastonia, and a former member of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Laconia, N.H. He wanted to be known as a “Follower of Christ” and was a Deacon and a Gideon.
He enjoyed camping, hiking, and making maple syrup, and loved the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Survivors include his wife, Rae E. (Wasson) Currier of Dallas; sons Kenneth D. Currier and his wife, Lorenda, of New Hampshire and John K. Currier Jr. and his wife, Deborah, of Iowa; daughter Kimberly J. Graf and her husband, Timothy, of North Carolina; son-in-law Paul Gille and his wife, Courtney, of Michigan; grandchildren Candace Tuttle and her husband, John; Daniel Gille and his wife, Pam; Amber Gille; Duane Currier and his wife, Pamela; Johanna Currier; Jennifer Currier; Sarah DeJarnatt and her husband Micah; Rebekah Miller and her husband, Joshua; Elizabeth Currier; Kevin Currier; Emily Currier; Paul Currier; Philip Graf and his wife, Amanda; Josiah Graf; and Marissa Graf; nine great-grandchildren; sister Shirley Fortesque of New Hampshire; brother-in-law Raymond Lord of New Hampshire; and many nephews and nieces.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Currier was predeceased by daughter Cynthia Gille and by five sisters.
There will be no calling hours.
A Graveside Service will take place on Sunday, May 13, at 1 p.m. at the family lot in Jamestown Road Cemetery, Belmont, N.H.
Following the Graveside Service, there will be a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Evangelical Baptist Church, Veterans Square, Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Palliative Care Center & Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton NC 28658.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, N.H., is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.