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A Mass of Christian Burial for William H. Duffy, 75, a retired salesman, will be offered at 10:15 a.m. Monday in St. Paul's Catholic Church, Delaware Avenue and Victoria Boulevard, Kenmore.

The Mass will follow prayers at 9:45 in the D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.

Duffy died Thursday (June 21, 1990) in his home in Panama City Beach, Fla.

A Buffalo native, Duffy and his wife, the late Kathryn O. Quill Duffy, had lived in Kenmore.

For seven years, Duffy was a salesman for the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in Niagara Falls. He then left to work at the former Sears, Roebuck & Co. store on Main Street in Buffalo.

Duffy won several sales awards during his 15 years in Sears' appliance department. In 1960, he joined the staff of the former A. Victor and Co. and worked there for 15 years until the furniture store went out of business.

He finished his career at the former Sattler's Home Furnishing Center, Hertel and Elmwood avenues, and retired in 1980. He moved to northern Florida in 1982 and lived in Panama City Beach with two of his three sons, William J. and Mark A.

Duffy was a member of the Kenmore Council 3076, Knights of Columbus, and was active in its social and fund-raising activities. He also belonged to the St. Paul's Church Holy Name Society.

Surviving are another son, Michael A. of Baton Rouge, La.; three daughters, Kathryn Smith of North Tonawanda, Mary Ann Carboni of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Eileen Gibbs of Manlius; a sister, Betty Wetzel of San Francisco, and nine grandchildren.

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