Michael Curkan, 95, fell asleep in the Lord this past Sunday. He was the beloved husband of Denise Charlier Curkan for 70 years. Michael is survived by his three loving daughters, Marie Flanagan (Michael) of Florida, Alix Elkin (Steve) of Guilford and Jackie Herbert (Michael) of Fairfield; and four devoted grandchildren, Michael and Charles Herbert, Carley and Casey Elkin.
A close friend to many people, Mike was a member of the First Division of New Haven and Bridgeport. Mike was a constant presence working on organizing the Ukrainian Veterans events for St. Michael’s Church.
Mike worked as a technician for the Regional Water Authority for 30 years prior to his retirement in the 1980’s.
Friends are invited to attend to attend the Funeral Liturgy at St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 569 George Street, New Haven, on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. There will be no calling hours. Burial at St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven.
Celentano Funeral Home is handling all the arrangements.
Father Paul Luniw is officiating.
Please offer a prayer for Mike and for the comfort of his family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 569 George Street, New Haven, CT 06511.