Sylvia (Sue) Duffy



Blue Hill

Sylvia (Sue) Duffy, 83, died at home on Jan. 4, 2021. She was born in Sedgwick, Dec. 5, 1937, the daughter of Frank and Cynthia (Hooper) Keefe.

Sue was a graduate of George Stevens Academy, Class of 1956, and then attended cosmetology school. She worked as a hairdresser for about 10 years. In 1958, she married her lifelong love, Chandler Duffy. She was an avid Red Hatter. She loved to garden, walk her beloved dogs, spend time with family and friends playing cards. She was also an excellent baker and cook.

Sue is survived by her daughter, Dawn Moraisey; grandson, Matthew Duffy; and two precious great-grandchildren, Juliet and Roselynn Duffy, all of Blue Hill; sister, Katherine Smith of Surry; brothers, Norman Keefe of Sedgwick and Stanley Keefe of Bath. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years; son, Steve Duffy; brother, Calvin; and sister, Malissa Carter.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Mountainview Cemetery, Blue Hill.

Contributions in Sue’s memory may be made to the Blue Hill Historical Society, 3 Water St., Blue Hill, ME 04614.

A special thank you to the nurses who took loving care of Sue for the past three years.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.


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