Updated: Larry G. Currier, 65, of Ellisburg

Larry G. CURRIER, 65, of Ellisburg, PA, died Monday, May 23, 2011 in the Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Born May 4, 1946, in Wellsville, NY, he was the son of Bert A. and Agnes Matteson Currier.

On February 15, 1974, in Obi, NY, he married the former Kathleen S. Parry, who survives.

He was employed by Dresser-Rand in Wellsville, NY for 46 years.  In his younger years, he drag raced and earned several trophies.  He enjoyed the outdoors and was a bird enthusiast.  Larry was a NASCAR and dirt track racing fan and liked steam train engines.

Surviving besides his wife, Kathie, are:  two sons, Shawn Currier of Ellisburg and Perry Currier of Hubert, NC;  a daughter, Sheena Currier of Ft. Defiance, AZ;  a granddaughter, Searah Anne Shutt of Mt. Jewett, PA;  his mother, Agnes Currier of Wellsville, NY;  two brothers, Wayne Currier of Ellisburg and Gerald (Bonnie) Currier of Alma, NY;  a sister, Karry (Malcolm) Davison of Petersburg, TN;  two uncles, Ernest (Helen) Matteson of Genesee, PA and Marion (Mary) Matteson of Wellsville;  an aunt, Phyllis Denhoff of Wellsville;  and nieces and nephews.

Larry was predeceased by his father.

Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, on Friday, May 27, 2011 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 2:00 PM.  The Rev. Robert Walters will officiate.  Burial will be in Andrews Settlement Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hosts for Hospitals, 4719 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19143.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

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