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Virginia Ann "Ginny" Dufty

1930 - 2016 Virginia Ann Dufty, 85, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center with family by her side. Born on April 17, 1930, in Troy NY, where she received her education at Troy Public Schools and then attending Alfred University, and graduating with a Bachelors degree. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold L. Dufty, who died in 1994. She was predeceased by a son, Daniel Dufty, a grandson Joshua Monet, and a granddaughter Stacey Springer Robo. She was a devoted mother to Robert L. Dufty Sr. of Melrose, and Nancy Dufty Huckans of Tennessee. Proud grandmother of Theresa Dufty (mike) of Eagle Bridge, Theda O'Brien (Roland) of Hoosick Falls, Trenton McCaffrey of Troy, Robert L. Dufty Jr. (Alicia) of Lake Lauderdale, Devolyn Dufty (Matty) of Troy, Crystal Dufty Stoddard of Rensselaerville, Danielle Monet of Tenessee and Melissa Waters of Salem. She is also survived by 19 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren. A brother-in-law, James Dufty of Buskirk and a Daughter-in-law, Janet Dufty of Pleasantdale. She enjoyed sailing with her husband on their sailboat, the Puffin, and traveling abroad. She also loved spending time with family and friends, Volunteering for The Lions Club, crafting, crocheting, knitting, playing Rummikub, gardening and baking. She took great pride in sharing her baked creations with family, friends and neighbors. At the request of the family the memorial will be private.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 24, 2016
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