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Joseph A. Duffy, Sr.

Obituary for Joseph A. Duffy, Sr.

July 25, 1924 - August 4, 2021
Clayton, New Jersey | Age 97


Joseph A. Duffy Sr. July 25, 1924 – August 4, 2021, loving Father of Joe Jr. (Mary Ellen), Michele Roth, Steve, and Rich (Rachel). Devoted and loving 'Pop' of Philip Cassel, and Shane and Brenna Duffy. Preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn, parents Anna and James, brothers Jim, Mike, and Tom and sisters Mary, Theresa, Pauline, and Joan. Beloved "Uncle Joe" to his and his wife's siblings' many children and their children.
Joseph proudly served his country in the U.S Army as a meteorologist in WWII and later had a distinguished 32-year career with the City of Philadelphia Water Department. He loved writing and reciting poetry and has published his works. His words and his love will live forever in our hearts.
Relatives and friends are invited to honor Joseph at his life celebration at Christ the King Church, 3252 Chesterfield Road, Philadelphia, on Saturday August 14th at 9:00 A.M. for visitation followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 A.M. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, 5201 Hulmeville Road Bensalem, PA, followed by a luncheon at the Bensalem Township Country Club, 2000 Brown Avenue Bensalem, PA.
Memorial Contributions to: The Sturge-Weber Foundation, 12345 Jones Road, Suite 125, Houston, TX 77070.

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