Harris Stevens Currier of Mashpee died at Royal Megansett Nursing & Retirement Home in North Falmouth on January 6. He was 85.
Born in Detroit and raised in Birmingham, Michigan, he was the son of Harris Stevens Currier of Amesbury and Charlotte (Skinner) Currier of Canada.
A graduate of Cranbrook Schools of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and Babson College, Mr. Currier, who was known as Steve, served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean War.
He had a long career in print advertising sales, beginning with Herald Publishing Company in Belmont and ending with Community Newspaper Company in Needham.
Mr. Currier was a craftsman, an avid golfer, and a skilled piano player who modeled his musical style after American jazz pianist Erroll Garner. He also loved to cook.
In his years golfing at Oakley and Winchester country clubs he won a green jacket, broke 70 twice and made a hole-in-one.
He moved to Mashpee in 2007 and became a member of the newly created Mashpee Congregational Church.
He leaves his two daughters from his first marriage, Christine Leedham of Mashpee and Constance Currier of East Lansing, Michigan; four grandsons, Richard and Gregory Leedham, and Ryan and Kevin Jayne; two stepdaughters from a second marriage, Maureen Rielly-Ross and Kate Rielly; and two step-grandsons, John and Tom Rielly.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 12, at Mashpee Congregational Church, 259 Shore Drive, for Harris Stevens Currier.
Donations in Mr. Currier's name may be made to the Mashpee Congregational Church's music program, PO Box 1796, Mashpee, MA 02649.