Mary Evelyn Curtin Barraco

Born: Fri., Jun. 17, 1921
Died: Sat., Jun. 10, 2017

Interment following funeral service

Thu., Jun. 15, 2017
Location: Holy Ghost Church Cemetery


9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Jun. 15, 2017
Location: Holy Ghost Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 15, 2017
Location: Holy Ghost Church

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Mary Evelyn Curtin Barraco died on June 10, 2017.  She was born on June 17, 1921 to Joseph Andrew and Mary Catherine Bailey Curtin.  A native Washingtonian, she was the ninth of ten children.  Mary is predeceased by her parents; all of her siblings; her first husband, Marcel Philip Cabos; and her second husband, Joseph Charles Barraco.

When she was 20 she married and moved to New Orleans, LA where she worked for the Federal Government in several positions, retiring as an Import Specialist of the Bureau of Customs.  After the death of her second husband Mary and her daughter moved back to the Washington area, spending the next 31 years on Cobb Island.  Mary was a secretary at Holy Ghost Church for 17 years.  She was also a member of the Ladies of Charity and Holy Name Society at Holy Ghost Church

Mary is survived by her daughter, Judith (Judy) Cabos; sister-in-law, Anna Curtin; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Holy Ghost Church (15848 Rock Point Rd., Newburg, MD) on Thursday, June 15th  from 9:30AM to 11:00AM; where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM; Burial to follow in the Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mary’s memory to Hospice of Charles Co. or Holy Ghost Catholic Church.  Online condolences to the family can be made at


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   Posted Tue June 13, 2017
I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family. During this difficult time, God is near to those that are broken at heart, and those who are crushed in spirit He saves. Psalms 34:18

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