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DUFFY, Edward J., Jr. U.S. Marines

Attorney &

Banker Ed, 92, a Winchester resident for 55 years, died peacefully on Sept

11 at Arnold House in Stoneham. He was the husband of Jeanne (Egan) Duffy for 64 years, loving father of Janet Wilhelm and husband, Tim, of Poway, CA; Carol Brunstad and husband, Bill, of Atlanta,

GA; the late Edward J. Duffy III; Susan Duffy and partner, Larry Dukes of Rye, NH; David Duffy and wife, Julie, of Denver, CO; Maura Duffy of Stoneham, MA; and Chris Duffy and wife, Peggy Clements, of Cold Spring, NY. Proud Grandfather of Amanda, Geoff, Jesse, John, Megan and husband Josiah, Peter, and Rebecca. He was pre-deceased by his brother Arthur and sister Helen Donalds. Ed was a graduate of Arlington High School, 1943, and Northeastern College and Law School, 1951. He served in the 2nd Marine Division in WWII and was on the island of Saipan and Okinawa. He was part of the occupying force in Japan and was stationed in Nagasaki. After the war and law school, he served as Assistant District Attorney, Middlesex County, Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Assistant Corporation Counsel for

the City of Boston. He was the founder and President of Massachusetts Independent Bankers Assoc. He also organized and founded the Suburban National Bank of Arlington in 1962. Visiting hours will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St. (Rte.38) WINCHESTER, on Sunday, September 16th from 2 thru 5pm followed by a Funeral Service to be held in the Funeral Home on Monday at 11am. Interment Wildwood Cemetery.

A special thank you to the Arnold House Nursing Home for their compassionate care.

Donations may be made in his memory to , 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or Samaritans, Inc., 41 West St., Boston, MA 02111. Lane Funeral Home


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Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 14, 2018
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