CURTIS, TIMOTHY DANIEL

87, passed away on December 20 at the New Jersey Fireman’s Home in Boonton, NJ. Timothy was born in Bayonne and resided there lifelong. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, where he was a Corporal in the Military Police. Timothy was a member of the Bayonne Fire Department in February of 1960. While responding to a fire in Truck Company 2, they were involved in a serious accident which resulted in Timothy sustaining 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 60% of his body. After he recovered, he began his 54 year career in auto sales by opening Echo Auto Sales in 1961. He was a past member of the Saint Andrew’s Church Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus, Mackenzie Post and the Atlas Yacht Club. Husband of Sylvia (nee: Dallara). Father of Timothy Gerard Curtis {Donna}, Daniel Joseph Curtis {Judith}, Kathleen Curtis Mendez {Charles}. Pa-Pa of Jennifer Leigh O’Flaherty {Ryan}, Melissa Christine Mendez {Mark}, and Jessica Leigh Curtis. Brother of Francis Curtis, Eileen Kaczka, Robert Curtis, Thomas Curtis and the late Christopher Curtis and Jack Curtis. He is also survived by many Nieces, Nephews, family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either: Saint Barnabas Medical Center – Burn Unit or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (envelopes will be available at the funeral home). Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.