Niagara Gazette

December 19, 2013

William "Bill" E. Duff

Niagara Gazette


William "Bill" E. Duff, 66, of Niagara Falls, NY, died on Sunday December 15, 2013. Born in Dermott, AR, he was the son of the late William and Vivian (Young) Duff.
Bill came to Niagara Falls as a child with his family and attended local schools. He later attended college in Arkansas for two years before transferring to Niagara University where he earned a dual Masters Degree in Education. Bill was currently employed by the Niagara Falls Board of Education and worked in the Physical Ed. Department of Harry F. Abate Elementary School. He also worked in the Paint Department of Home Depot in Niagara Falls, NY. Bill enjoyed watching television, particularly sports and news programs. One of his favorite pastimes was ballroom dancing.
William is survived by his wife, Kathi A. (Paonessa) Duff; two children, Gina Lee Duff of Niagara Falls, NY and William E. (Jennifer) Duff of Lewiston, NY; three grandchildren and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was the brother-in-law of Renee (Virgil) Fiorentini; and uncle of Audra Miller of Niagara Falls, NY. Bill was predeceased by one brother, Donald Duff.
There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to a funeral service on Sunday, December 22nd at 2 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Daniel Mann officiating.
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