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Joseph Patrick Durkin


1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Joseph Patrick Durkin

- - Joseph Patrick Durkin born in Bronx, NY December 13, 1924 passed peacefully on Friday June 8, 2018. Joe is survived by wife Mary of 69 years, son Dennis and his wife Pia and beloved daughter Mary-Ellen. Joe is a deeply loved grandfather of Elisabeth, Emily and Andrew. Joe was a World War II veteran of the Army Corp of Engineers, former New York City Police Officer who belonged to many police organizations such as the International Police Association and served as an instructor of disaster management at New York University for 15 years. Joe was a dedicated member of the Knights of Columbus and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mesa, Arizona on Friday, June 15 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Arizona.
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 13, 2018
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