Paul Edward Duke

June 27th, 2015 1:45 am

First Posted: 1/6/2013

Paul Edward Duke, 83, of Bayonet Point, passed away on Dec. 12, 2012 while in HPH Hospice Home Care.

He was born in Pittston, on Jan. 15, 1929.

After serving in the U.S. Army, 20th Infantry as a Browning Automatic Rifleman, he attended the University of Scranton, University of Detroit and graduated from University of Michigan with a BA in Sociology and Economics.

Paul was employed by the Social Security Administration for 33 years, and moved to Florida in 1990.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joan; his daughter, Laura A. Jewell (Ken); grandson, Matthew; siblings, brother, James, sister, Sister Jane Mary Duke IHM; and aunt, Lenore Dickinson.

A Memorial Service was held at Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church (Hudson) on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church Good Samaritan Fund.