Virginia M. Currier, 81

Virginia Mae Currier

PORTLAND —Virginia Mae Currier, 81, passed away suddenly on Nov. 8, 2012, after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her family.

Virginia Mae Currier was born Virginia Mae Downs in Brewer on Aug. 10, 1931, to Percy James Downs and Hazel M. Kent Downs.

Virginia enjoyed lunch out and shopping on Saturdays with her daughters, grandchildren, and longtime family friend, Karen Boucher.

Virginia will be greatly missed by all who knew her and will be remembered for her love, kindness and generosity.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Charles A. Currier; her parents; and siblings, Barbara Berg, Donald “Buddy” Downs and Cynthia Wilcox.

She is survived by her sisters, Thelma Sensecqua and Marion Toothaker; her children, Linda Hodgkins of Hollis, Charles A. Currier Jr. of Standish, Albert Currier of Hollis, Susan Scharf of Portland, Debra Currier of Biddeford, Charlena Veit of West Baldwin, and John Currier of Saco; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren, who were everything to her.

Visiting hours were held on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 885 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth. The Rev. Timothy A. Boggs officiated. Burial followed at Forest City Cemetery, Lincoln Street, South Portland.

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