Maryann Duffy

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Duffy, Maryann Gallegos



Maryann Gallegos Duffy, age 70, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2017 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was born March 22, 1947 in San Francisco, California to the late Higinio and Emma Marie Gallegos. Maryann moved to Albuquerque, NM when her father was relocated while serving in the US Army. She is a graduate of St. Mary's high school.

Maryann married James Duffy and were together for 42 years. They raised three children, Sean, Eric and Stephanie. Maryann was a devoted wife and loving mother who enjoyed being a homemaker and taking annual trips to New York to visit the "Irish" side of her family. Maryann also retired from University of New Mexico Hospital after 22 years of service as an administrator.

Maryann is survived by her husband James; three children, Sean Garcia, Eric Duffy and Stephanie Duffy plus nine grandchildren, Stephen, Benjamin, Kalysta, Abigail, Sophia, Damia, London, Serena, Cash plus seven siblings, June Tafoya, Stella Vallegos, Arthur Gallegos, Virginia Gallegos, Patricia Sanchez, Angelo Gallegos, Manuel Gallegos & her many nephews and nieces. Maryann is also predeceased by her brother James.

All of these she loved and touched deeply.

A memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, June 8th at 1pm at St. Jude Thaddeus Church in Albuq.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 6, 2017