Dennis A. Duffy, age 77, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 3rd, 2018


Dennis Duffy, age 77, died April 1, Easter Sunday, at Elmhurst Hospital. Dennis, born on February 14, 1941. Loving husband of Sandy nee Weaver; loving father of Sherry (Gary) Manning of Lombard and Wendy (Tony) Kochevar of Addison; proud and loving grandfather of Christian, Maxwell and Izabelle; dear brother of Ken of Bloomingdale; fond uncle of 4 nieces and 1 nephew.

He is preceded in death by his parents Martin and Elenore (Donat).

Dennis had lived in Lombard for over 50 years. He and Sandy were married for 54 years.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, where he and Sandy taught religious education for several years. His favorite job over the years was selling institutional foods in different states to universities and restaurants. His favorite hobbies when he was well, were fishing and golfing. He was a fan of the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Blackhawks.

He cherished the times he spent with his grandchildren, and they cherished him. He happily stopped the ice cream truck to buy ice cream in the summers for his grandchildren. He enjoyed sitting outside while watching his grandchildren play. He loved to play board games and watch movies with them. He also loved his frequent trips to the nearby Dollar Tree store and Main Stop for hot dogs, with his grandson, Christian, who would push him in his wheelchair from his home. He is and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Visitation Wednesday, April 4, 3-8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Funeral Services Thursday 9:30 AM prayers at Brust Funeral Home to Sacred Heart Church for 10 AM Mass.  Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

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  1. Debbie Brezinsky says:

    My most heartfelt condolences to you, Sherry; and Gary, Christian, Izzy & Max. You were a wonderful daughter whom your dad seemed so proud of as he thoroughly enjoyed the loveliness bestowed on him by you and your precious family.
    Deepest sympathies, love & hugs, Debbie Brezinsky

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