Marie Amelia Curich, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully in Huntersville, NC on December 3, 2023. She was born on July 30, 1933, in Summit, NJ to Norman Allen Christ and Amelia Wood Christ.
Marie was a kind-hearted and generous woman who touched the lives of many with her compassionate nature. Throughout her life, she always had an encouraging word for those around her and went out of her way to care for others. Her faith was the cornerstone of her life, and she lived each day as she wanted, embracing any obstacles that came her way with grace and determination.
One of Marie's fondest memories was riding her green bike through the neighborhood. She enjoyed the simple pleasures in life and found joy in sharing gospel tracts with anyone she came in contact with. Her devotion to spreading kindness and love resonated deeply with those who knew her.
Marie found great joy in crafting. Her creative spirit provided not only a source of fulfillment but also brought happiness to those who received her handmade gifts.
Along with her parents, Marie is preceded in death by her husband Bill Curich; son, Dan Thorpe; and great granddaughter, Jacqueline Viets.
Marie will be deeply missed by her surviving family and friends. She is survived by her children, Thomas (Carole) Thorpe, Debra (Al) Netta, Doreen Thorpe, and grandchildren Joseph (Leslie) Netta, Jesse (Brooke) Netta, David (Brittany) Netta, Melissa (Steve) Gentlecore, and Stefanie (Rob) Egler. She is also survived by her eight great-grandchildren.
A visitation will take place on December 7th at Raymer - Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM. This will be followed by a funeral service at the same location from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Marie will be laid to rest at Mt. Zion Community Cemetery in Cornelius at 2:45 PM.
Marie's memory will forever be cherished by all those whose lives she touched. Her legacy of love, kindness, and faith will continue to inspire and bring comfort to those who knew her. May she rest in peace knowing that her life was a testament to the power of compassion and unwavering belief in the goodness of God.