Adelmo F. Duchini, age 96, of Erie, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at St. Mary's Home at Asbury Ridge. He was born in Pulica, Italy, June 21, 1917, the son of the late Avellino and Maria Luisa Marchi Duchini.
Adelmo came to the United States in March of 1947, with his wife, Eleda Bridda Duchini and daughter Maria. He was past president of A. Duchini Inc. and Chairman of the Board. He was a member of Holy Rosary Church, the Home Builders Association, the Construction Council and the Construction Specifier Institute. He also was the past Chairman of the Board of the Dr. Gertrude Barber Institute, past President and Charter member of the Wolf Club and served on the Board of Directors at Harborcreek Youth Services. Adelmo was also a member of the Erie Club, Maennerchor Club and the Nova Aurora Club. He was past member of the former Aviation, University, Liberty and Probus Clubs.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Eleda Bridda Duchini; two sons, James A. Duchini, wife Martha, and Frank A. Duchini, wife Barbara, all of Erie; one daughter, Maria George, husband James, of Montea Virginia; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th St., Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and may attend services on Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dr. Gertrude A. Barber Foundation, Inc., 100 Barber Place, Erie, PA 16507, or St. Mary's Home Asbury Ridge, 4855 West Ridge Road, Erie, PA 16506.
Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory
845 East 38th Street Erie, PA 16504
Published in the Erie Times-News from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2014