Mary T. Duffy (1920 - 2012)

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Mary T. Duffy

Moorhead, MN

Formerly of Des Moines

Mary T. Duffy, 92, passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 in Moorehead, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2012 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 5711 SW 9th Street, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday with a rosary at 7 p.m. and a vigil at 7:30 p.m. at the church.

Mary was born January 16, 1920 to Alessandro and Maria Coppi in Ankeny, Iowa. She worked as a dental assistant in Des Moines for most of her life. Mary was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Des Moines and Holy Cross Catholic Church in Omaha in her later years. She truly loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her daughters, DeLana (Riaz) Duffy-Aziz and their daughter, Chiara Aziz, and Renee (Mark) Kamp, and their sons, John, Drew, and Adam Kamp; brother, Melio (Theresa) Coppi; and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Duffy; brother, Alfred Coppi; and sisters, Linda Tollari, Wanda Pagano, Susie Martin, and Ann Haugh.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to or the family.

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Published in Des Moines Register from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2012
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