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Terry W. Duffy

February 12, 1949 — July 29, 2023

DUFFY – Terrence W. “Terry”, 74, Ferndale, died July 29, 2023. Born February 12, 1949, in Johnstown; son of Francis and Claire (Hettle) Duffy. Preceded death by parents; and sisters-in-laws, Kay (Frawley) and Sandy (Marshall) Duffy.

Survived by longtime companion, Holly Matisik; siblings, F. Daniel, M.D.; James, PhD.; Susan, wife of Gerald Moses; Mary Catherine Duffy; Timothy, married to Marie (DeBarto); and Rebecca Duffy, engaged to Larry Perdeus; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graduate of Ferndale Area High School, class of 1967. Terry was a US Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a talented drummer, having played with several national bands; and enjoyed sharing his love of magic with others. His family and friends will hold dear memories of a loving, kind and generous man who was full of life, laughter, and a bit of blarney.

Friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork; Pastor Nancy Hoover, presiding.

Committal, St. Marys Cemetery, New Germany.

Military rites by St. Michael American Legion Post 551.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online at https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?sc_icid=header-btn-donate-now

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Receiving of Friends

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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