July 20, 2024

Janice Marie Drake Curry, 77

Janice Marie Drake Curry, 77, of Racine, passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022 in the Overbrook Center. Born November 30, 1943, in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Grace Ashcroft Stafura. She was a retired Elementary School Teacher for Southern Local Schools. 

She is survived by her children, Denise (Steve) Hendricks, of Logan, Oh., Tony (Wendy) Deem, of Racine, David (Jamie) Deem, of Middleport, grandchildren, Jessica (Clint) Schrader, Taylor Deem, Trenton Deem, Ali (Dylan) Roush, Jessica (Derek) Miller, and Michael Blaettnar, great-grandchildren, Madelynn Miller, Lauryn Miller, and Issac Blaettnar. Siblings, Ron (Bobbi) Drake, Poplar Grove, Illinois, Joe (Penny) Stafura, Mary Beth (Terry) Stafura, Amy (Pat) Costello, and Mark (Lora) Stafura, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Emily Deem. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Mark Moore officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Racine.