With heavy hearts, we announce that Fred passed away on July 19th, 2020 in St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 70 years.
A prayer service with visitation will be held at Korban Funeral Chapel, 907 Main Street on Wednesday July 22nd, 2020 at 7:00pm. Funeral service will be held at Korban Funeral Chapel on Thursday July 23rd, 2020 at 1:00pm with Fr. Michael Winn Rector from Holy Spirit Seminary, Edmonton, AB officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4000 Portage Avenue. Due to Covid guidelines and limited people allowed in attendance please contact the family if you want to attend either the Wednesday night visitation or the Thursday afternoon service.
Fred was born in Washington DC to Rufus Malcolm Curry and Kathleen May (Belcher) Curry on February 23rd, 1950. He went to high school at Kelvin and graduated in 1968. He went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Philosophy and City Planning from the University of Manitoba. He worked as a Teacher’s Assistant for the University of Manitoba for many years. He enjoyed jogging, walking, yoga, bird watching, playing guitar, singing, wood carving, and cheering on the Blue Bombers. He loved animals of all types.
Fred is survived by his siblings Kit Palfy (Lou) St. Albert, Jaylin Doe, Nick Curry (Debbie Lindsay), John Thistlethwaite (Lorraine), Tom Thistlethwaite (Tracey Johnson); his brother-in-law Richard Hudson as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He is preceded in death by his mother Kathleen, his father Rufus, his step father John Thistlethwaite Sr., and his youngest sister Rosalind Hudson.
The family would especially like to thank Sara Jane Friesen, Dr. Ben Fultz and all the staff at the Dear Lodge ALS/Motor Neuron Disease Clinic and Dr. Neil Craton for their kindness and assistance with Fred.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Deer Lodge Centre and specify the ALS / Motor Neuron Disease Clinic. Online at https://www.deerlodgecentrefoundation.com/donate, by phone at 204-272-8911 or by mail at: Deer Lodge Foundation, 2109 Portage Avenue, Wpg, MB, R3J 0L3 with a note specifying the ALS / Motor Neuron Disease Clinic.
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