Derry — Gail L. (Westover) Curley, age 61, of Derry, NH and former resident of Lowell, MA, passed away on Tuesday, November 26. Gail was the beloved wife of James J. Curley with whom she would have celebrated 41 years of marriage on December 30, 2013. Gail was born in Lowell, MA in 1952 and was the daughter of the late Herbert H. and Isabelle A. (Aubut) Westover. She attended St. Michael School and Keith Hall in Lowell. Gail worked for 38 years at St. Joseph Hospital and Saints Medical Center of Lowell. Gail was an enthusiastic Scrabble player and enjoyed the challenge of all games. She was an avid sports fan and traveled to attend professional baseball games and tennis and golf tournaments. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and family both in the U.S. and abroad. She also worked on her family tree and was a member of the Lowell Genealogy Club, the New England Historical Genealogy Society and the American Canadian Genealogy Society.
Besides her husband, James, she is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and James O’Brien of Gainesville, VA, her brother-in-law and his wife, Patrick and Evelyn Curley of Andover, MA, her brother-in-law and his wife, Brian and Colleen (Kelly) Curley of Dracut, MA and a sister-in-law and her husband, Nancy Curley and David Harris of Dracut, MA, an uncle and aunt, Raymond and Carole Aubut of Lowell, many cousins and a Godson, Jordan Dupuis of Lewiston, ME. She is also survived by her much-loved nieces and nephews, Kathryn Reeney and her husband, Jonathan Reeney, of Tyngsboro, Jeremy Curley of Dracut, Jessica Phinney and her husband, John Phinney, of Dracut, Leslie (O’Brien) Scott of Sterling, VA, Joshua Curley of Dracut, her Goddaughter, Samantha Curley of Dracut, Mary Carmen Curley and Jack Curley, both of Andover, MA.
ARRANGEMENTS: Services were held at the Blake Funeral Home, Chelmsford, followed by her interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center/ Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center of Manchester, NH, D-H/Geisel Office of Development, Office of Gift Recording, One Medical Center Drive, Hinman Box 7070, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001. http://cancer.dartmouth.edu/dv/give_now.html or the Home Health & Hospice Care and Community Hospice House of Merrimack, NH, 210 Naticook Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054. http://www.hhhc.org. Funeral Director Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences visit www.blakefuneralhome.com.