Thomas Curvin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curvin was born in this city Aug. 19, 1872, and departed this life May 18, 1905, after an illness of thirteen weeks. Mr. Curvin's boyhood days were spent in Waverly. He left here before becoming of age, and since that time has lived in Chicago. he was employed for several years by an ice concern, but was working in an elevator when his final sickness overtook him. Deceased had been in poor health for the past year, being afflicted with that dread disease consumption, but remained at his work until advised by his physician to come to the home of his parents in this city. He lived but a few weeks after arriving. He was a patient sufferer and conscious to the last.
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curvin, a wife and four children, four brothers and three sisters. His parents, a brother, Patsy, and one sister, Mrs. James Rynders, live in this city; John Curvin, in Carlinville; James, in Chicago; Mrs. Chas. Sinniger, in Auburn, and Mrs. John Tompkins, in Berlin.
Funeral services were held at St. Sebastian's Church Saturday morning at 9:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Father Kehoe, followed by interment in Catholic Cemetery.