Mark R. Currier, 49

M ark R. Currier, 49, passed away suddenly on July 4, 2010, at the Glens Falls Hospital.
Born on Aug. 24, 1960, in Glens Falls, he was the son of Richard Currier and the late Marlene (Krott) Currier.
Mark enjoyed his family, playing softball, camping, coaching his children, riding his motorcycle and the Dallas Cowboys. He was very proud of his German heritage and cherished being called “OPA” by his granddaughter, Lily Sunshine. (Familie Fur Immer).
Besides his mother, he is predeceased by his two uncles, Hubert Krott and Frances Currier; and his grandmother, Margaret Rogers.
Mark is survived by his two daughters, Tarah Currier of Brunswick, Ga., and Jennifer Lavin and her husband, Zachary, and his granddaughter, Lily Lavin, all of Whitehall; his father, Richard Currier and his wife, Virginia, of Whitehall; two brothers, Clint Currier and his wife, Beth, of Queensbury and John Currier of Cortland; his nieces and nephews, Jason Currier and his wife, Amalia, and children, Ashton and Adriana of South Glens Falls, Sarah Currier of Queensbury, Julie Currier of Cortland, Patrick Carver, Hayley Carver, Amelia Lane and Spencer Lane; and one aunt, Anita Tanner.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Thursday, July 8, at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall with the Rev. Michael Flannery officiating. A rite of committal followed at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall. Pall bearers were Mike Donaldson, Jason Currier, Zack Lavin, Mike Rovelli, Mark Sylvia, Jim Nassivera, Morris Holcomb and Art Liacona.
Following the committal, family and friends were invited to a time of fellowship and refreshments at the B.P.O.E., Lodge 1491 of Whitehall.
Calling hours were held Wednesday, July 7, at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Mark’s name to the Athletic Booster Club, c/o Keith Redmond, Whitehall Central School, Buckley Road, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

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