Dale E. Currie

Dale E. Currie, 95, formerly of Shenango Twp, Lawrence Co. passed away at the Jameson Care Center in New Castle March 7, 2008 at 11:00 pm.

Mr Currie was born March 31, 1912 in Scott Twp, Lawrence Co. to the late William and Anna 'Studebaker' Currie. He was married to the former Frances Deemer for 72 years. She preceded him in death on May 12th, 2005.

Mr. Currie was a lifelong dairy and turkey farmer and very well known for the two books he'd written about McConnell's Mill State Park. Mr Currie was instrumental in the creation of the McConnell's Mill State Park project.

He was a member of the East New Castle Grange, Rural Farm Organizations, and had twice been the Master for the Lawrence Co. Pamona Grange. He also served on the Shenango Area School District School Board for 6 years.

Mr Currie was a lifelong member of the Harmony Baptist Church where he had taught Sunday School, served as a Deacon, and was a Deacon Emeritus.

He is survived by two Sons ; William D. Currie of New Castle and Glenn E. Currie of Pittsburgh, two Daughters ; Patricia Gallagher of New Castle and Susan Boilard of Wallingford, Connecticut ; 9 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

In addition to his Wife and Parents, he was preceded in death by his Brothers Joseph, Guy, and Harold Currie and his Sisters Hazel Adams, Daisy Currie, and Allie Currie.

Visitation will be Monday evening from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Turner-Myers Funeral Home, 208 North Jefferson Street, New Castle, PA. and Tuesday morning from 10 am to 11 am at the Harmony Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am at the Harmony Baptist Church and will be conducted by the pastor James Hockenberry.

Burial will take place at Zion Baptist Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Harmony Baptist Church or the Jameson Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent via: condolences@turnermyersfuneralhome.com

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