Obituary of Eileen Curtin
Mrs. Eileen O. Hickey Curtin, 94, of Auburn, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at her home.
An Auburn native, Eileen was born on Sept. 2, 1923, the daughter of Francis and Olivia Burke Hickey. She was a graduate of Holy Family High School and Menges Business School. She worked in the insurance industry beginning with the Curtin Insurance Agency, retiring from Adams & Son Insurance Company, Auburn, at the age of 83.
With her two colleagues from work, a lifelong friendship endured. Every Friday night Eileen along with Patti Keogan and Diana Leisenring would have dinner together at The Sunset.
Eileen was a member and past President of the Auburn Insurance Women’s Association, and a longtime member of Highland Golf and Country Club.
She was predeceased by her husband, W. Joseph Curtin; parents; siblings, John Hickey, Richard Hickey, and Thomas Hickey; a nephew, Martin Hickey, and stepson, William Curtin.
Surviving are nieces and nephews, Kathleen Hickey McLaughlin (John), JoAnne Hickey Davis, Michael Hickey (Laurie), Patricia Hickey Paradise, Teresa Hickey Scollan (Michael), Constance Hickey Scott (Eric), and Carole Hickey; a stepson, David Curtin (Lynne), and several great-nieces and nephews, and cousins
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 in St. Mary’s Church, Auburn, with Rev. J. Erick Viloria as celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Memorials may be remembered to St. Mary’s Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn, NY 13021.