Dury Joseph E. Dury, 63, Saturday, July 5, 2014 at his home. His long battle with cancer over and resting in his eternal home. Born to the late Ralph and Mary (Collura) Dury on July 14, 1950. Former Corpus Christi Elementary and alumni of St. Mary's High School, German Village, last graduating class, 1968. He was a devout Catholic, faithful servant and member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. Joe was a gifted and talented painter and was a member in many organizations, including, 4th degree Knight of Columbus, Serra Club, Member of the Marian Movement of Priests for the Laity, gave his time and talent to The Children of Mary, and Bethseda Healing Ministry and Priests for Life. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Ellen; children,Veronica Dury and fiance, Edward Zatezalo, Michael Dury, Fr. Daniel Dury, Therese (Dury) and Christopher Merchich, John and Ashley (Luzader) Dury; brother, John and Nancy (Hunter) Dury; sister, Mary (Dury) Holliday; step-daughter, Alexandra (John) Keylor; two grandsons, Joseph and Francis Merchich; nieces, Kathleen (Dury) Whitworth, Cynthia Holliday; nephews, Vincent Landefeld and Gregory Holliday; and many loving friends. Friends may call Tuesday at St. Catharine of Siena Catholic Church, 500 South Gould Road from 10 to 11 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Celebrant, Fr. Daniel Dury. Burial to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Lockbourne, Ohio. Arrangements made by EGAN-RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 403 E. Broad Street. Visit www.egan-ryan.com to offer condolences to the family.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 6, 2014