MERIDEN -- James Marvin Duffy Sr., 85, passed away peacefully at the Regency House in Wallingford on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002. He was the husband of Shirley Siering Duffy. He was born in Waterbury on Dec. 11, 1916, a son of the late Harold and Sarah Shaw Duffy. He was a volunteer for the Lions Club, and coached Little League Baseball. He was employed as a press operator at Coggins Castings for over 20 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Deborah and Deen Budd of Meriden; three sons, James M. Duffy Jr. of Albuquerque, NM, Wayne E. Duffy of Meriden and Donald and Carla Duffy of Enfield; six grandchildren, David Budd, Heather Tangney, Patrick Duffy, Connie Duffy, Michael Duffy Sr., and Justin Duffy; and a great-grandson, Michael Duffy Jr. He was predeceased by a son, William G. Duffy. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. at the Beecher & Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mysthenia Gravis Society, 113 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield, CT, 06109.

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  1. Dear Mrs. Duffy, my heart goes out to u in this time of need. I’m very sorry for your loss, peace be with you.

  2. Wayne, we are so sorry to learn of your father’s passing. You will be in our thoughts in your time of grief.

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