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DUFFY, Jean Burns
DUFFY - Jean Burns 91, of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of East Aurora, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Jean was born on September 8, 1926 in Clinton, NY, the daughter of James and Alice (Larkin) Burns. She was raised and educated in Clinton and a graduate of RIT. She met her husband, Edward Duffy, at a hockey game in Clinton and they were married in May 1954. Mr. Duffy, the last CEO of Marine Midland Bank, passed away in April of 2016. Jean is survived by her sons, Kevin Duffy, Atlanta, Brian Duffy, Fabius, Edward Duffy, Lake Bluff, III., James Duffy, East Aurora, and Peter Duffy, Chicago; daughters Patricia Constable, Carthage, and Sheila Duffy, Denver; 11 grandchildren; son-in-law, John Constable, Carthage; daughters-in-law, Liz Condren, Lake Bluff; Mary Ann Duffy, Fabius; Tracey Duffy, East Aurora; and Moni Basu, Atlanta; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers and their wives, James (Esther) Burns, Bernard "Bernie" (Carol) Burns, John "Jack" (Joyce) Burns. Mrs. Duffy's funeral was held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at St. Mary's Church in Clinton where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated.