Caroline Mary Curtin, age 93, passed away August 4, 2014 in Surprise, Arizona. She was born July 16, 1921 in Tipton, Kansas to Joseph Mispagel and Catherine Jacobs-Mispagel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Curtin in 2004; son Carl Curtin and siblings Bud, Ed, Mike Leo, Jerome, Geraldine and Mary Lou. Caroline is survived by children: Stephen (Carolee) Curtin of Scotts Valley, CA; Carol (Jim) O'Neill of Wickenburg, AZ; Chris Curtin and former wife Suzanne Curtin of El Segundo, CA; Barbara Walker and John Bishop of Firestone, CO; Laura Curtin (Geanne Reincke) of Long Beach, CA; brothers Fred (Stephanie) Mispagel, Larry Mispagel, Paul (Lavina) Mispagel; sister Magaret (Gil) Harmon; grandchildren: Matt, Andy and Stephanie Curtin, Ann O'Neill, "Cookie" Martin, Jimmy O'Neill, Emily Curtin, Sam Curtin and Max Curtin and Ryan Walker; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, August 11, 2014 from 4pm until 8pm with a Vigil Service at 7pm, both at Rice Chapel, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 10am at St. Joseph Church, 11901 Acacia Avenue, Hawthorne, CA with the burial taking place in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. A reception will take place immediately following at the Lomita VFW Hall, 1865 Lomita Blvd., Lomita, CA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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