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Robert F. Curran, 92, Of Bedford

BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Robert F. Curran, 92, of Bedford, died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco.

He was the son of the late Daniel and Marion (Costello) Curran. He was born in Boston and attended Boston schools and graduated from Northeastern University with degrees in chemical engineering and business.

He served during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the China-Burma-India theater, earning a Distinguished Flying Cross and retiring as a Major USAF.

He was employed by Monsanto, Ott Chemical and ended his career at Ciba-Geigy as director of the corporate environmental audit program.

He was recognized as a diplomat by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.

Curran is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia (Deady) Curran, daughter Christine (Keith) Williams, sons Robert Jr. (Mary), and Gregory (Margot), and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Clark Associates Funeral Home, 4 Woodsbridge Road, Katonah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Church, 7 Pound Ridge Road, Bedford. Burial will be at a later date.

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