Patrick Duffy, 84, Darien High School Graduate, Enjoyed Square Dancing, Camping, Chess

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Patrick J. Duffy, 84, of Danbury, died at home on Feb. 28, 2019 after a long illness.

Patrick Duffy obit

Patrick Duffy, 84, died Feb. 28. His funeral will be in the spring.

He was born Dec. 17, 1934 in Weehawken, New Jersey, son of the late Edward M. Duffy and Anna (Flynn) Duffy.

Mr. Duffy never met anyone who wasn’t a friend. He will be sorely missed by family and friends.

Mr. Duffy was a graduate of Darien High School and attended the University of Hartford. He served in the Naval Reserve, enjoyed square dancing with his wife, Dianne, enjoyed camping with his family, was active in the Boy Scouts, an avid chess player, a steam power enthusiast, and an accomplished electronics technician and engineer.

Before moving to Danbury and falling ill, he attended St. Thomas of Villanova Church in Goshen.

an obituary from Brookfield Funeral Home

He was predeceased by his wife Dianne M. (Taubl) Duffy, son Edward F. Duffy, and brothers Michael Duffy and Edward Duffy.

He is survived by his sister, Margie Pace of Darien; three daughters: Ana M. Demo of Danbury, Sandy H. Messer of Chandler, Arizona and Patricia A. Hawes of Goshen; two sons: John E. Duffy of Pekin, Illinois and Peter J. Duffy of Oxford, Massachusetts; a daughter-in-law, Debra Marino Duffy of Fountain, Florida; fourteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren, and nine nieces and nephews.

Services to be announced in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association or your local food bank are requested.

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