Maureen E. Curran, age 76

of Quincy

Maureen E. Curran, age 76

Maureen E. (Norton) Curran, age 76, of Quincy, died peacefully, Friday, August 13, 2021 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton, surrounded by her loving family.

Maureen was born in Boston, to the late James J. and Margaret M. (O’Shea) Norton. Raised and educated in Braintree, she was a graduate of Braintree High School, Class of 1963. Maureen lived in Quincy for many years.

Maureen was employed as a waitress in the hospitality industry for many years, primarily at The Westin Copley Place, Boston. She enjoyed many longstanding friendships with her co-workers there.

She enjoyed gardening, cultivating flowers and tomatoes. Maureen also enjoyed playing Bingo. She was an avid Boston sports fan and always enjoyed meeting players from opposing teams while working at the hotel over the years. Maureen loved music and attended many concerts, including the Rolling Stones, Neil Diamond, and Jimmy Buffett.

Beloved mother of the late Michelle A. Curran.

Devoted sister of William P. Norton and his wife Maria of Braintree, Christopher M. Norton and his wife Cheryl of West Bridgewater.

Maureen is also lovingly survived by her nieces and nephews, Kerri A. McInerney, Jill M. Boller, Mark C., Dennis M., and Sean W. Norton, as well as her great nieces and great nephews, Stella, twins Vivian and Tommy, and Austyn.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, August 17, from 5-7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. The family requests that those attending wear a mask or face covering. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Wednesday, August 18, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Maureen’s memory may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or by visiting


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  • To Maureen’s family,

    I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Maureen. I worked many years with her at Westin Copley and other hotels in Boston. She always talked fondly about spending time with all of you. Wishing your family comfort and strength during this difficult time. RIP Maureen you will be missed

  • Maureen, your suffering is over and now at Peace. With your daughter. You will be missed. Nancy Carter. South Boston, Ma.

  • Kind, Caring, great listener and very crafty ( i still have a crafty bottle ) she gave me over 15 yrs back. Enjoyed her music concert and sporting events with her brothers and she always always taked about her neices and nephews on how proud she was of the entire family
    I ve called her MO, because she was like a Mom to many of us at the Westin Hotel where ive worked with her for over 25 yrs.
    To the entire family, my deepest and sincere Condolences


  • I am so sorry for your loss. Maureen and I worked together for a long time at Westin Copley and other various hotels over the years. Maureen was a good friend I’m going to miss her. May she Rest In Peace.