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Margaret T. Duffy
SEEKONK - Margaret T. Duffy, 84, of Seekonk and formerly of Pawtucket died Saturday, December 17, 2011. She was the former wife of the late Leo Duffy and the longtime companion of the late Benjamin Woz.
Mrs. Duffy was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late John T. Holmes and Edith D. (Durand) Holmes. She owned and operated Frances Beauty Salon for many years. Mrs. Duffy was a charter member of the local 830 Theatrical Wardrobe Union. She was employed by the Providence Performing Arts in their wardrobe department.
Mrs. Duffy is survived by her daughters, Frances Duffy and her husband Keavin of Taunton Ma, Helen Ferreira and her husband James of Seekonk Ma. and a son, Fred Duffy of Florida. Mrs. Duffy leaves a sister Frances Howe of North Scituate, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was the sister of the late Barbara Healey Pratt and John T. Holmes.
Mrs. Duffy's grandson Sergeant Shane Duffy, United States Army, perished while bravely serving our country in Iraq.
The funeral for Mrs. Duffy will be Thursday at 10:00 a.m. from the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa's Church, 358 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket at 11:00 a.m. Her burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. The calling hours for Mrs. Duffy will be Wednesday, December 21, from 4-7 p.m. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to A Wish Come True, 1010 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI, 02888, in Margaret's memory. For online condolences please visit www.manningheffern.com.