DUKE, Paul Edward 83, of Bayonet Point, passed away on Dec. 12, 2012 while in HPH Hospice Home Care. He was born in Pittston, PA on Jan. 15, 1929. After serving in the U.S. Army, 20th Infantry as a Browning Automatic Rifleman, he attended the University of Scranton, University of Detroit and graduated from University of Michigan with a B.A. in Sociology and Economics. Paul was employed by the Social Security Administration for 33 years, and moved to Florida in 1990. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joan; his daughter, Laura A. Jewell (Ken); grandson, Matthew; siblings, brother, James, sister, Sister Jane Mary Duke IHM; and aunt, Lenore Dickinson. A Memorial Service will be held at Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church (Hudson) on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church Good Samaritan Fund. www.PrevattFuneralHome.com
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 27, 2012