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Charles John Duffy, Sr.

February 12, 2014

Charles John
Duffy, Sr.

WHITEFIELD, NH- Charles John Duffy, Sr, 85 died, Feb 6, 2014 after a long illness.
Predeceased by wife Barbara Leighton Duffy, he is survived by 7 children, Michael Duffy of Shelburne Falls, MA, Kathleen Sylvestre of Crockett, CA, Christine Zerillo of Concord, NH, Scott Schaeffer-Duffy of Worcester, MA, Judith Hillegas of Orrick, MO, Charles Duffy, Jr. of Rutland, VT, Thomas Duffy of Bethlehem, NH, brother Robert Duffy of Millville, MA and sister Alice Esancy of Warwick, RI, 15 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
Charles grew up in Woonsocket and graduated from Woonsocket High School and then worked atop Mount Washington as a cook for the Air Force Weather Station, and later as general manager of Electroformex Labs in Franklin, MA, and as foreman at Hampshire Manufacturing in Nashua, NH. He was a Republican Party chair for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign and a Justice of the Peace. After retiring, Charlie owned Duffy's Place Restaurant in Whitefield, NH and worked at Jax Jr. Cinema in Littleton, NH.
Charlie instilled in his family his love of travel, his fascination with history and learning, his enjoyment of reading, films, and music, as well as his off-beat sense of humor.

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