John F. Curran Jr.


John F. Curran, Jr., age 53, of St Charles, IL passed on July 11, 2019.
He was the beloved husband and best friend of Tavia DeFelice; loving father of Emily and Ian; dear son of Jane Curran McClure, (deceased) of Rainelle, WV; fond brother-in-law of Denise (John) Govi, Gina (Bill) Donnelly and Nick DeFelice; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
He was a much-loved professor of theater at Aurora University in Illinois and will be greatly missed.
Visitation is Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 3-9pm at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S Meyers Rd, Lombard, IL. Funeral service is Thursday, 9:15am from the funeral home to St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1025 E Madison, Lombard, IL. Mass 10am, Internment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.
Memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN are appreciated.
Funeral information: or 630.932.1500.
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Published on July 15, 2019
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Aunt Tammy
Jul 16, 2019
My heart is broke.....
John Bugby
Jul 16, 2019
I was saddened to hear this...John was my childhood friend and we shared Many great times and memories. Although we haven’t been in touch much since college I have and always consider him a great friend and person. In this sad time I find myself remembering him with a smile he was a talented and great person with big heart and a great sense of humor. It’s not far fetched for me to say he saved me from a rough childhood. His loss and life will never leave me and my thoughts go out to his family and friends.