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Patrick J. Duffy Sr.

Patrick J. Duffy Sr., 80, of Oregon, died peacefully at his home on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018.  

He was born on Aug. 15, 1938 in Chicago, the son of Edward and Estelle (Kaber) Duffy. 

He married Sandra Kling on Sept. 9, 1961 in Chicago; she died on Nov.12, 2011. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force. 

Patrick lived in Oregon since 2004, moving from Elgin.

He was employed in sales his whole life throughout the country, receiving several awards in salesmanship. 

Pat enjoyed photography, playing guitar, and performing magical acts. 

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oregon where he was an eucharistic minister delivering communion to the homebound and performed daily indulgences for the past eight years. 

He is survived by his sons, Patrick (Leah) Duffy, Jr., of Inverness, and Brad (Lisa) Duffy, of McCordville, Indiana; daughter, Stephanie (Mike) Brady, of Poplar Grove; and grandchildren, Jessica Sandra Brady, Estelle Nicole Brady, Patrick James Duffy III, Jacob Ernst Duffy, Dayna Ruth Duffy, Bradley Norman Duffy Jr., Nicholas Jalin Duffy, Lillian Diane Duffy, Mitchell Patrick Duffy, and Colman Dean Duffy. 

He was also predeceased by his parents and nine siblings. 

Christian funeral mass will be held on Friday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon, with Rev. Joseph Naill, pastor, as celebrant. 

Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Oregon. 

Visitation will be Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, prior to the mass.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Pat's name may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon.

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