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DUKE, Lillian H. (Wise)

DUKE - Lillian H. (nee Wise) September 20, 2016, beloved wife of 63 years to Albert G. Duke; loving mother of Susan (Gary) Laska, Angelo T. Duke, David A. (Nancy) Duke, Carla J. Duke and the late Albert G. Duke Jr.; dear grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of five; sister of Barbara Smith and the late Robert (Barbara) Wise and William (Sue) Wise; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the DIETRICH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2480 Kensington Ave., Amherst. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 AM at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Dr., Cheektowaga. Please assemble at church. Lillian was a lifelong member of St. James Parish and a devoted member of the parish folk group, Bible study and vice president of the PTA, also an avid Sabres fan. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc. Online condolences may be shared at

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