Duane Allen Canipe

Duane Allen Canipe of Landenberg Duane Allen Canipe, 64, passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014. He was the son of the late Allen J. and Katie Elaine Edwards Canipe. Duane was a self-employed painter, who took great pride in his profession and his work. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, as a MP, in Vietnam. He was awarded several commendations for his bravery and leadership. He was a member of the Kennett Square VFW, American Legion and the Italian American Club. Duane was an avid reader and an excellent pool player who enjoyed being with his family and friends. He was loved by everyone and will be greatly missed. Duane is survived by two brothers, Gary D. Canipe and his wife Sandra of Avondale, and Dennis B. Canipe of Kennett Square; one sister, Diana E. Canipe of Kennett Square; eight nieces and nine nephews; and his companion, Susan Toomey. He was predeceased by one brother, Darrell W. Canipe. You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 5:30 to 7:30 Thursday evening, May 15th, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square. His funeral service will follow at 7:30. Burial will be private. In memory of Duane, a contribution may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com

Funeral Home

Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc
250 W State St Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 444-4116
Published in The Daily Local on May 14, 2014