Somerville/Medford Remembering Jean M. (Chromey) Curtin

Jean M. (Chromey) Curtin of Somerville and Medford, passed into eternal life on February 26, 2021. Beloved wife for 63 years of the late Mickey Curtin.

Cherished and devoted mother of Patricia Courtney of Somerville, Maureen Amaral of Stoneham, and Michael Curtin of Medford. Loving grandmother to Lindsay Hart, Richard Courtney, and Olivia Amaral, great-grandmother to Braedyn, Maverick and Harley. Dear sister of Patricia Torto.
Jean was born in Duryea, PA and moved to Somerville as a young girl. This was where she met her husband, raised her family, and lived for most of her life. She worked for many years as a teaching assistant, helping countless elementary school children to read, a role that combined her love of children with a passion for books and knowledge. However, her most treasured role was taking care of her family. Jean will be remembered for her quiet strength, wisdom, grace, and sassy wit and she will be forever missed by her grateful and loving family and friends.
Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) SOMERVILLE, Friday, March 5th at 10:00 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Ann Church at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends invited to attend, All those attending the Funeral Mass please register online at
Calling Hours Thursday 4:00PM to 7:00PM. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, interior capacity of the funeral home is limited to 25 people inside at any given time. We respectfully ask you to please pay your respects and then exit to allow others to do the same. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required for all services.
Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at

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