Nursing school graduate worked at Winchester Hospital

SALEM — Jennifer R. Curley, 43, of Salem and formerly of Melrose and North Reading, died August 31, 2021 in Salem.

She was born in Hinesville, Georgia on June 6, 1978 and was the daughter of Karen A. (Sheppard) Sweetland of North Reading and the late Keith J. Curley. Jen was raised in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1997, and from the Salem State College, School of Nursing in 2002.

She had worked at the Winchester Hospital.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her two sons, Robert J. “RJ” Antonucci and John “Jack” Prince, and her sister, Jessica R. Donaldson and her husband Jared of Wakefield. She was the granddaughter of Lorraine (McWhinnie) Sheppard of Stoneham and the late Bertram Sheppard. She was also the aunt of Jordan and Sydney Donaldson.

Visitation for relatives and friends was held at the McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield on Tuesday, September 7. Her funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph Church, Wakefield on Wednesday, September 8. Interment followed at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield.