VeteranSchuyler Duffie

Schuyler DuffieSchuyler Blaine “Jack” Duffie, 85, of LeRoy, formerly of rural Lewistown, died at 7:45 a.m. April 30, 2007, at LeRoy Manor.

He was born July 3, 1921, in Canton, the son of Eustace Blaine and Stella Huff Duffie. He married Lillie M. Campbell on May 6, 1945, in Oglesby. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Donald (and Linda) of Kearney, Neb.; one daughter, Kay (and David) McClelland of LeRoy; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

He was a World War II veteran serving in the Coast Guard from Aug. 1, 1942, to Oct. 5, 1945.

He was a farmer, and worked at the Lewistown grade schools for 25 years and as a butcher for eight years before retiring.

He was a member of Cuba Christian Church, where he served as trustee and deacon emeritus. He was also a member of Lewistown American Legion Bishop Post 1.

Cremation will be accorded. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at his church with Rev. Amy Wharton officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:30-2 p.m. at the church. Interment of ashes will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown with military rites accorded by Lewistown VFW Post 5001 and American Legion Post 1.

Memorials may be made to his church.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/2/2007