Rosemary A. (Curran) Denne

By Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home | Posted in: Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home

Rosemary A. (Curran) Denne age 90, of Duquesne, on June 27, 2018, surrounded by her children as they prayed and sang her favorite hymns of praise, entered eternal life to be with her Lord and Savior, at UPMC Mercy.  She was the daughter of the late Dr. Thomas & Ann (Malone) Curran. Rosemary was the former treasurer of the City of Duquesne, succeeding her husband after his death.  She was a certified tax collector; a member of St. Joseph Church, Duquesne, and member of their former school PTG, GFWC Women’s Club of Duquesne, Democratic Women’s Club, board member of the Duquesne-West Mifflin Boys & Girls Club, 2003 YWCA Women of Achievement Honoree, member of the CLW/St. Joseph’s Church Women’s Focus Group, and volunteer at the Duquesne Elementary School until her death. She was a member of the former Football Mothers’ Club, Basketball Boosters, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Duquesne #871 and a former School Director.  She was the wife of the late Carl R. “Buck” Denne; mother of Dr. Tom C. (Mary Jane) Denne of Keyser, WV, Mame (Thomas) Donohue of Jefferson Hills, Rosie (Andy) Dubyak of Pleasant Hills, Joseph Denne of Akron, OH, Sharon (Tim) Beal of Forward Twp., Carla (Dave) Tomas of North Huntingdon; grandmother of Monica (Pete) Spence, Luke (Kirsten) Denne, Dr. Nick (Erin) Denne, Capt. Timothy (fiancé, Dr. Laura Duling) Donohue, U.S Army, Maura Donohue, Patrick Donohue, Meghan (fiancé, Lt. Nick Grace, U.S. Army) Donohue, Dan (Melissa) Dubyak, Kevin (Stephanie) Dubyak, Becky (Mark) Lucas, Tim Beal Jr., Adam Tomas, Maria Tomas; 16 great grandchildren; sister of Thomas (Elena) Curran of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and the late Lawrence Curran, surviving spouse, Angela Villaman-Curran; nieces and nephews. Visitation on Sat., June 30, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. & Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 12-8 p.m. at Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, 915 Kennedy Ave., Duquesne, PA, 412-466-3300.  Her funeral will be on Monday, July 2, 2018 with a blessing service at 9:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Name Church of Christ the Light of the World Parish at 10:00 a.m., Rev. Thomas Lewandowski, officiating.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Mifflin.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the form of school supplies for Duquesne Elementary School students (donations may be brought to the Funeral Home). Rosemary lived her life serving others thru years of volunteering in the community of Duquesne.  She continuously displayed an attitude of gratitude.  GO DUKES!


Originally published June 28, 2018.

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