Wallace H. ‘Duff’ Duffy


ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Wallace H. “Duff” Duffy, 93, of Apopka, Fla., and New Vineyard, died on Sunday, May 1, at Florida Hospital Altamonte.

He was born in Arlington, Mass., Dec. 23, 1917, to J. Henry and Mary (Wallace) Duffy. Duff received his college degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and his medical degree from Boston University. He was a captain in the U.S. Army and served in Germany during World War II.

He married Mary Henry on July 15, 1945, in Lexington, S.C. Duff practiced medicine and general surgery in Farmington, until 1976 and then spent summers at “camp” at Porter Lake and winters in Florida. In Florida, he worked at several migrant farm workers clinics in Central Florida. Duff and Mary loved the warm Florida weather and especially enjoyed New Smyrna Beach. Duff loved spending time with his family and wonderful friends in Maine and Florida.

He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Duffy of Farmington; son, John and Gina Duffy, of Temple; grandson, Matthew and Kristen Duffy of Pasadena, Md.; granddaughters, Jill Duffy of Naugatuck, Conn., and Abby and Joe Eagers of Lisbon; great-grandchildren, Colton and Grayson Duffy of Pasadena, Md.; nephews, Stewart and Nancy Bither of East Boothbay and Richard and Denise Bither of Detroit, Mich.

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