The Journal Register (Medina, NY)


July 13, 2013

Robert L. "Duff" Duffield

ALBION — Robert L. "Duff" Duffield, 60, of Albion, NY, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Buffalo General Hospital. Born on December 2, 1952 in Medina, NY, he was the son of Clarita (Valentine) Duffield and the late Clinton Duffield.

Robert grew up in Medina, graduating in 1971, and then joined the National Guard. On August 15, 1981, he married the former Susan Stear and together they raised two children. At one time he was employed with the former Fisher-Price and lastly had worked for McGonigle & Hilger Roofing in Lockport. He enjoyed hunting and drag racing with his '67 Cuda.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Susan; a son, Michael (Dee Anna) Duffield of Jacksonville, FL; a daughter, Amy (Craig) Schrader of Medina; three grandchildren, Mitchell R. Duffield, Allity S. Duffield and Kali J. Schrader; a sister, Susan (Laverne) Lear of Holley; two brothers, David (Joy) Duffield of Wellsville and Russell Duffield of Albion; and many nieces and nephews. Besides his father, he was predeceased by his step-father, Oren Fitzsimmons.

Relatives and friends may call from 11-12 Noon on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 112 N. Main St., Lyndonville, NY, where a funeral service will be held at 12 Noon, with the Rev. Roy D. Harriger officiating. Burial will be in the Lynhaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Robert's name to Hospice of Orleans Co., P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411.

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