Niagara Gazette


February 18, 2014

Elizabeth Violet Duffield


Elizabeth Violet Duffield, age 92, of Harbour Health Multicare Center, Buffalo, formerly of Cayuga Village, Niagara Falls, was called to her heavenly home after a lengthy illness on February 16, 2014 while at the Buffalo General Hospital. Born in Scunthorpe, England on March 17, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lily (Abbott) Garton.
Elizabeth became a registered nurse, working in pediatrics, was a midwife and geriatric nurse in England.  She came to the United States in 1949 and was employed as a nurses aid and in the activity department of the former DeVeaux Manor and St. Mary's Manor in Niagara Falls. Elizabeth was a long time member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the choir. She enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels, spending quality time with her family, taking care of elderly neighbors and singing in the church choir.
Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Duffield, on May 16, 2003. They were united in marriage on November 9, 1947. Survivors include a daughter, Katherine (dec. Brian) Burt of Niagara Falls; two grandchildren, Andrea (Stephen) Seaver of South Carolina and Ashley Burt of Niagara Falls; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Preston, Shelby and Colton Seaver; and several nieces and nephews in England and the state of Washington.
Friends may call at the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME (731-3234), 2436 Niagara Road, (Bergholz) in Wheatfield on Wednesday from 6-8 PM. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Isaac Ihiasotaat 8:00 PM following visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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