Marjorie Curran O’Looney

December 29, 2022


Marjorie Curran O’Looney, age 99, beloved wife of the late Dr. John J. O’Looney, late surgeon at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2022 in Fairfield, CT. Marjorie was born in Bridgeport, daughter of Francis and Margaret Curran and was a lifelong area resident of Bridgeport and Fairfield. She graduated from Bassick High School in 1941 and St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1944, serving as a surgical nurse at St. Vincent’s until her marriage in 1950. During her husband’s residency, she worked as a visiting nurse in NYC, and a surgical nurse at both Mary Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Murphy Army Hospital in Waltham, Massachusetts.  After her husband’s death, she worked as an office nurse for 20 years for Dr. Vincent Manjoney. Mrs. O’Looney was a member of the St. Vincent’s Nurse Alumnae Association, as well as a volunteer at the hospital and member of the St. Vincent’s Auxiliary. She was a parishioner at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Fairfield for over 65 years. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Dr. John J. O’Looney, and her younger daughter Patricia O’Looney, Ph.D. She is survived by her loving daughter Kathleen Adams and her husband William of New Market, MD; four cherished grandchildren William J. Adams, III and wife Mollie of Charlottesville, VA, Maura Adams Wenzel and her husband Christopher of Leonardtown, MD, John J. Adams and his wife Tiffany of Sanford, NC and Margaret Adams of Annapolis, MD; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins, especially Jody Cleveland and Sr. Angela Frances. Visitation will be held at Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull on Thursday, January 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on January 6 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road in Fairfield. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Stratford. To send online condolences please visit


January 5, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Redgate - Hennessy Funeral Directors
4 Gorham Place
Trumbull, CT 06611

Mass of Christian Burial
January 6, 2023

11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Assumption Church
545 Stratfield Road
Fairfield, CT 06825

Interment following funeral service
January 6, 2023

St. Michael s Cemetery (Stratford)


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