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Thursday, January 17, 2013

NWA Phyllis Curry, stewardess/wife/mother

Phyllis Adaire Curry
July 27, 1924 ~ January 15, 2013

Notification of the passing of early NWA stewardess Phyllis Adaire Tack Curry, age 88, widow of NWA Capt. Charles ‘Chuck’ William Jackson Curry Sr., and mother of NWA/DL Detroit based international Captain Charles ‘Charlie’ Curry Jr. A Memorial Service will be held this Friday, January 18, in Bloomington MN.

To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at
Personal condolences may be sent to the Curry family at
2423 Hidden Lake Drive , Saint Paul MN 55125-4867



Phyllis Adaire Curry, 88, of Bloomington, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. She met her husband Chuck, a pilot, during her cherished time as a Northwest Airlines stewardess. Together they made some of the first flights to Tokyo following WWII. She loved playing bridge in many different clubs with her good friends. She was a long-time member of the Women's Club of Minneapolis.

Phyllis is survived by her son, Charles Jr. (Mary) Curry of Woodbury, MN; daughter, Janet Curry of Ashland, OR; grandchildren, Julia and Rose Curry, and Morgan LaManna.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Charles Sr., daughter, Carol Olivia Curry, and brothers, Chuck, Jim, and Earl Tack.

Memorial Service will be on Friday, January 18, at 11:00 AM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington, MN.

Bloomington 952-888-7771



Capt. C. W. Curry Sr. hired on with NWA 02-26-1942 and retired at the mandatory age 60 in 1973.
Date of Birth: June 05, 1913
Date of Death: February 17, 2003
Age at Death: 89 years, 8 months, 12 days

1 comment:

  1. i was researching bloomington mn funeral homes and came across this touching story. Thanks for telling this story.