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Willie L. Curry, 69, who worked for Carborundum Co. for 23 years, died Saturday (Sept. 16, 2000) in his home after a lengthy illness.

He was born in Graceville, Fla., and moved to Niagara Falls in 1954 after serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Curry was a member of St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church. He was a card player and enjoyed billiards.

He retired from Carborundum in 1995 as a laborer.

Survivors include his wife, the former Gertrude Young; two daughters, Phyliss of Buffalo and Laura Robinson of Stone Mountain, Ga.; his mother, Eviller Harris; a brother, John L. of Buffalo; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John AME Church, 917 Garden Ave. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.


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