Carol L. Curtis
May 3, 2013
Carol L. Curtis, 89, a longtime resident of Kearny passed away peacefully on 5/3/13.
Visiting will be at The Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny (map/directions) on Sunday 1-5PM. Cremation will be private.
Born in East Orange, Carol graduated fron Clifford J. Scott High School, East Orange and attended Centenary College, Hackettstown. During World War II she was employed as an instrument tester at the Thomas A. Edison factory, West Orange. She married army air corps 1st Lt. Llewellyn Curtis in 1943.
While living in Kearny, she was vice president of the Republican Party and actively participated in local and national elections. She was a member of the Kearny Library Board for 6 years.
Carol and her husband Lew gave many lively piano and violin recitals for young people at their home. They both were members of the Montclair Music Club which supported many young musicians. During the 1980s they performed with The Harmony Steppers, a music and dance group that gave free performances at nursing homes in New Jersey.
She is the beloved wife of 57 years of the late Llewellyn Curtis. She will be dearly missed by her son Taylor Curtis. She was predeceased by her other son Jeff Curtis and her sister Doris Ledford. She is also survived many friends and relatives.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease or the Susan G. Komen Foundation would be appreciated.
Visiting - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.