In memory of
Brian Duffy
In memory of
Brian Duffy
Brian Xavier Duffy Corporate financial executive, golfed at Knoll CC in retirement Brian Xavier Duffy, 87, passed away in his sleep at Chelsea Montville on July 7, 2020, in Montville, N.J. Brian was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J., to the late William Francis Duffy Sr. and Iris Pauline Pallander Duffy. Growing up in Jersey City, mainly at 397 Central Avenue, Brian graduated from Dickinson High School at 15. He spent several summers on his uncle's farm in New Paltz, N.Y. After high school, he worked odd jobs and then joined the Navy Air Reserve (honorably discharged in 1959) while going to college. He graduated from Seton Hall University with a BSB in accounting and was hired by Celanese Corp. in 1959. At the age of 29, he married Irene Flora Castle on May 12, 1962. Together, they raised four boys. He worked various general accounting positions and was promoted to several positions. He completed his MBA in 1974 from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Along the way he moved his family several times to Greenville and Rock Hill, S.C.; Matawan, N.J.; Louisville, Kent., and finally settling in Parsippany, N.J., in 1979 where he lived until 2015. He retired after 31 years from HCC in 1990 after completing a multi-year joint venture project in Nantong, China, from 1988 to 1990 as manager of Financial Department, Nantong Cellulose Fibers Company. Brian enjoyed bowling, golfing, and fishing. After he retired, he enjoyed playing golf as a member at The Knoll Country Club, and later in life often hung out at the Knoll Senior Center in Parsippany. He lived his adult life with the Presbyterian Church, being a member of the Parsippany Presbyterian Church since 1979, serving in a variety of roles and singing in the choir for many years. His wife passed away in 2013. Brian is survived by his four sons, Timothy Brian, Christopher Michael, Patrick Andrew, and Frank Nicholas; his brother, William F. Duffy Jr., and six grandsons, Colin Timothy, Eric Konrad, Paul Henry, Jack Daniel, Ryan Flynn, and Jacob Christopher. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Gathering on Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m., with his Memorial Service to be held at 3:30 p.m., at Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Rd., Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit www.partroyfuneralhome.com .
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In memory of
Brian Duffy
Brian Xavier Duffy Corporate financial executive, golfed at Knoll CC in retirement Brian Xavier Duffy, 87, passed away in his sleep at Chelsea Montville on July 7, 2020, in Montville, N.J. Brian was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J., to the late William Francis Duffy Sr. and Iris Pauline Pallander Duffy. Growing up in Jersey City, mainly at 397 Central Avenue, Brian graduated from Dickinson High School at 15. He spent several summers on his uncle's farm in New Paltz, N.Y. After high school, he worked odd jobs and then joined the Navy Air Reserve (honorably discharged in 1959) while going to college. He graduated from Seton Hall University with a BSB in accounting and was hired by Celanese Corp. in 1959. At the age of 29, he married Irene Flora Castle on May 12, 1962. Together, they raised four boys. He worked various general accounting positions and was promoted to several positions. He completed his MBA in 1974 from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Along the way he moved his family several times to Greenville and Rock Hill, S.C.; Matawan, N.J.; Louisville, Kent., and finally settling in Parsippany, N.J., in 1979 where he lived until 2015. He retired after 31 years from HCC in 1990 after completing a multi-year joint venture project in Nantong, China, from 1988 to 1990 as manager of Financial Department, Nantong Cellulose Fibers Company. Brian enjoyed bowling, golfing, and fishing. After he retired, he enjoyed playing golf as a member at The Knoll Country Club, and later in life often hung out at the Knoll Senior Center in Parsippany. He lived his adult life with the Presbyterian Church, being a member of the Parsippany Presbyterian Church since 1979, serving in a variety of roles and singing in the choir for many years. His wife passed away in 2013. Brian is survived by his four sons, Timothy Brian, Christopher Michael, Patrick Andrew, and Frank Nicholas; his brother, William F. Duffy Jr., and six grandsons, Colin Timothy, Eric Konrad, Paul Henry, Jack Daniel, Ryan Flynn, and Jacob Christopher. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Gathering on Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m., with his Memorial Service to be held at 3:30 p.m., at Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Rd., Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit www.partroyfuneralhome.com .
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Parsippany, NJ 07054
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