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James H.R. Currier

May 19, 1941 January 10, 2019
James H.R. Currier
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James H.R. Currier, 77 of Bradford, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill.

Mr. Currier was born in Boston on May 19, 1941 the son of the late Rowell and Harriett (Cresine) Currier.

James was educated in the Haverhill school system and graduated from Haverhill High School. For many years he was employed as the music director at Sacred Hearts Church in Bradford.

He was a member of the Saggahew Lodge A.F. & A.M and was a past Worthy Patron of Order of the Eastern Star Fidelity Chapter #90.

In his free time, Mr. Currier enjoyed going on cruises with his late wife, trips to Las Vegas for their wedding anniversaries, and going out for coffee and breakfast with his grandchildren and great grandson. Jim and Joan also were avid campers, owning recreational vehicles from pop up tent trailers to class C motor homes that were 30 feet long. Many summers were spent with the children and grandchildren at many campgrounds across the United States and also into Canada.

James was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Joan E. (Champion) Currier, who passed away in April, as well as his daughter, Susan E. Currier, who passed away in August of 2006.

He is survived by a son, J. Scott Currier of Haverhill, a sister Marilyn Rizan of Louisiana, three grandchildren, Christian, Michael, and Harley Currier, two great grandchildren, CJ and Aubree Currier as well as several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of his life at Granite United Church, located at 1 Sand Hill Rd, Salem, NH 03079 on Monday, January 28th, at 6:30PM. Private interment will take place in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. To share a memory or for more information, please visit

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6:30 PM 1/28/2019 6:30:00 PM
Granite United Church

1 Sand Hill Rd
Salem, NH 03079

Granite United Church
1 Sand Hill Rd Salem 03079 NH
United States

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Elmwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

94 Salem St.
Bradford, MA 01835

94 Salem St. Bradford 01835 MA
United States

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