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🇺🇸 Ronald M. Duffy, 86 – Former Minersville Borough Council VP

Ronald M. Duffy, 86, of Minersville died recently at his home.

Born in Minersville, he was a son of the late Charles P. and Doris Moore Duffy.

Ron was a graduate of Minersville Area High School and the Pennsylvania State University. He was retired from PENNDOT where he was a Geotechnical Engineer. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Minersville. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a lifelong resident of Minersville and proud of the contributions he made to the town. He was a member of the Minersville Borough Council and was a past Vice President of Council. He was a past president of the Minersville Water Authority, the Minersville Lions Club and the PENNDOT 25 Year Club. He was a life member of the Goodwill Fire Co., Minersville. He also was a member of the Cressona Legion, Hamburg, Second Mountain, Mechanicsville and Strausstown Gun Clubs.

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Ron strongly believed in community. He generously supported his circle of family, friends and Minersville with his time and talents.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife  Mary G. Collihan Duffy;  a son Pat;  2 grandchildren, Kaitlin Griffith and Adam Duffy;

3 brothers, Robert, Donald and Edmund Duffy and 2 sisters, Nancy Dabrowny and Sally Schreffler.

He is survived by 3 children, Terry Mazich and her husband Rick, Fleetwood, Judy Griffith and her husband Don, Minersville and Tom Duffy and his companion Lisa Mullin, New Philadelphia; grandchildren Mark Mazich, Molly Mazich, Maria Hartz, Tyler Duffy, Lindsay Duffy, Matthew Griffith, Heidi Griffith, Andrew Duffy and Emily Wolfgang; great-grandchildren, Ava Duffy, Adelyn Duffy and McKenzie Mazich; a sister Pat Moerder and a brother David Duffy and his wife Dolly; many nieces and nephews.

Interment with military honors at Mt. Peace Cemetery, Minersville.

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The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Ron to the Minersville Public Library,  220 South 4th St.,, Minersville.

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