Duffy, Rodney Arthur James

DUFFY, Rodney Arthur James

1936 - 2019

The family of Rodney Arthur James Duffy are saddened to announce his peaceful passing at home in South Durham on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019. Rodney was born to Elmer and Beatrice (Johnston) Duffy in 1936. He married his lifelong partner, Muriel Eva (Dunn) in October 1955.
He was a son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, as well as a friend to many. As the fourth generation on the family farm, he was proud to have expanded the land and brought new and innovative techniques to a prosperous enterprise. After many summer school sessions he achieved his teaching certification and taught at Richmond Regional High School. He is a past President of the Quebec Holstein Association and a recognized Master Breeder. As an Odd Fellow he rose to the level of Grand Master.
Dad will be dearly missed by his children: Donna (Stephen), Marina (Jack), James (Christine); his Grandchildren: Benjamin (Andrea), Adam, Elaine (Lucas) Bliss, Courtney D’Arthenay, Andrew, Allison, Shawn Duffy and Great Grandchildren: Cody and Hailey Bliss as well as many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by sisters; June (Doug) Page, Marilyn Quinn and Eleanor (Glenn) Brock. He was predeceased by his parents, brother-in-law Gary Quinn, and sister-in-law Marjory and her husband Jim Bell.
Visitation will take place on Friday, November 8th, 2019 from 11-1:00 p.m. at St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Richmond, Quebec. The service will follow immediately afterward at 1:00 p.m. A private family burial will take place at St. James Cemetery. Friends and family are invited for a light lunch at the Salle des Loisirs (formally the English School) in South Durham.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to the St. James Cemetery Foundation.

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Muriel and Family

My sincere condolences to Muriel and Family at this most difficult time . Wishing comfort and Peace.

Georgia Lodge, November 1, 2019

Muriel & Family. My Heartfelt Sympathy to you & all your family. You all are in my prayers & thoughts at this difficult time.

You all are in my prayers & thoughts at this difficult time.
Sincerely with much love to you Muriel.

Vernal (Vern)

Vern Doyle, November 2, 2019

Family of Rodney Duffy

My sincere sympathy to you, Muriel, and all your family as you go through this loss. My condolences to Donna, Marina, James and their families.

Jean Storry, November 2, 2019

The Duffy Family

Please accept my condolences and prayers as I have fond memories of Rodney and teaching his children.

Lester Wayne Mellish, November 3, 2019

Muriel and family

I was sorry to hear about Rodney. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time and the days to come.

Helen Routliffe, November 5, 2019

Jim & Murial

My dear friend Jim, I am so sorry for your loss, as you know your Dad held such a special place in my heart. Take care of your Mom. And to you Muriel you are in my thoughts as you go through this process. My sympathies to the entire Family!

Susan (Waterhouse) and Family.

Susan Moore (Waterhouse), November 7, 2019

Muriel /family and the Duffy families

Our deepest condolences to all of you. Our thoughts will be with you tomorrow.

Althea & Brian Nelson, November 7, 2019

Duffy Family

Our condolences and sympathies to all the family

Ludwig and Kathleen, November 8, 2019

À la famille Duffy ..

nos plus sincères condoléances ..nos pensées vous accompagnent en ses moments difficiles ...de vos anciens voisins Réjean et Claire Favreau ainsi que Jeannine

jeannine Favreau, November 8, 2019

Muriel and family

We were so sorry to read about Rodney's passing and offer our sympathy to you all. His will be a smile we'll miss.
Jolene & Don Robinson

Jolene Robinson, November 12, 2019

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