Gordon Francis Duffy 95, of Arlington, died Wednesday at Winchester Hospital.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts he has lived in Arlington for more than 35 years having lived in Medford & Somerville for many years.
Gordon retired as a regional sales representative for a New England lighting manufacturing company.
He served with the United States Navy during World War II in the Asian Pacific Theatre and after the War, he served another enlistment with the United States Navy. After returning from his Navy enlistments, he worked for a period of years for the U.S.P.S.
He was a member of the Association of Notre Dame, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Dilboy Post #529 in Somerville, and the American Legion.
He enjoyed softball, bowling, and playing pinnacle with his friends.
He was the son of the late James & Jessie Duffy, brother of the late Donald Duffy.
Gordon is survived by his children, Stephen F. Duffy Sr., of Ft. Meyers & his wife Becky (Hamilton) Duffy, Mrs. Karen Booth and her husband Peter Booth of Harwich & his devoted companion Joanne Sheehan of Arlington and her daughters Robin, Debbie, Karen, Kathleen, Joanne, and the late Maryellen. In addition, he leaves 4 Grandchildren Mrs. Lisa Scarpa, and her husband Thomas, Stephen F. Duffy Jr., & his partner Bryan Innosanti, Natalie Scarpa, Andrew Scarpa & 2 Great Grandchildren.
Services in Celebration of Gordon’s life will be held Wednesday morning from the Brasco & Sons Memorial, 325 Trapelo Road, Belmont at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to visit and share memories with the family on Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Massachusetts National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Gordon’s memory the to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306. Parking Attendants will be on duty.
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