Published in The Washington Post on Sep. 3, 2020.
JANE OURAND CURRAN
Jane Ourand Curran,
Who lived in Burtonsville, MD for 48 years passed peacefully
away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
Beloved wife of James Curran for 61 years, devoted mother
of Mark, Todd, Alison (Al Burns) and Cheryl Curran
(Mark Scott). Loving grandmother of Kevin, Kyle, Lara, Jeremy, Lauren, Lynsey, Luke, CJ and
Travis as well as two great grandchildren Aubrey and EJ.
Is survived by her sister Mary Ourand (Richard Goheen) and brother Charles Ourand, and
many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her brothers John and Raymond Ourand and her parents Eileen
Dougherty and Charles Holden Ourand.
She attended Blessed Sacrament School and Wilson High School (1957) in Washington,
DC and attended Strayer Business College.
Jane loved her family, her many friends, and welcomed the opportunity to help people with
special needs, especially her brother Charles and children she helped as an Instructional
Assistant at Burtonsville Elementary School in Montgomery County, MD.
She was an avid sports fan and was particularly fond of all professional teams in the
Washington and Baltimore areas.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 1 p.m. at the Church
of the Resurrection, 3315 Greencastle Road, Burtonsville, MD 20866.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to CHI Centers, Inc., a not-for-profit service
provider that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in White Oak,
MD 20903 or your charity of choice.
Burial will be private at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, MD.
A celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date.