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Owen M. Duffy
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1919
Corning
Perry County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 2013
Aurora
Portage County
Ohio, USA

AURORA, Ohio Owen Moore Duffy, 94, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Independence Village in Aurora.

He was born Feb. 15, 1919, in Corning, Ohio, to John and Elizabeth (Sarvis) Duffy. He was preceded in death by his wife Alicia (Kocks) Duffy; his sister, Margaret Knott and parents, John and Elizabeth Duffy.

He was a veteran of the U S Army Air Corps, serving as a pilot during World War II. He was a member of Hump Pilots Association and Wilmington Warriors.

He is survived by his daughters, Jan (Mark) Henderson, of Los Lunas, N.M., Dianne (Dave) Peters, of Kent, Ohio and Lisa (Bill) Rocks, of LaVale; grandchildren, Cody and Logan Henderson, Carolyn Peters, and Kristin Rocks and fiance Doug Wise, Bryan (Nicole) Rocks; great-grandchild and namesake, Owen Rocks; brothers, John (Mavis) Duffy, of Halifax and Richard Duffy, of Louisville, Ky.; godson, Michael Tierney and special friend, Louise Sheldon.

The family will receive friends 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Bissler and Sons Funeral Home, 628 West Main St., Kent.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 342 S Chillicothe Road, Aurora, with Father James Daprile officiating.

Burial will held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Owen M. and Alicia K. Duffy Memorial Scholarship, Allegany College of Maryland Foundation, 12401 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502 or Honor Flight CAK, 567 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, OH 44319.

Bissler and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements. 
 
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  Alicia Kocks Duffy (1921 - 2005)
 
Burial:
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Rittman
Medina County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Bill
Record added: Sep 18, 2013
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