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Albert N. Duffield Jr.

September 10, 2020

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Albert Newton Duffield Jr., of Hatboro, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020. He was 94. Born in Willow Grove, PA, he was a son of the late Albert Newton Duffield Sr. and Ethel May (Fleming) Duffield.

He served in 2 tours of duty in WWII in the Pacific Theatre in both the United States Coast Guard aboard the USS Cambria APA-36 and then the United States Army. 

After the war, Al settled in Hatboro and worked for the Hatboro Water Company. 

He was a lifelong and avid hunter and fisherman and always had hunting dogs by his side. Al was a lifetime member of the Springtown Rod & Gun Club. He collected antique trunks and ink bottles. Al was a Dallas Cowboy football fan. He always had a good story to tell. Al enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren who affectionately called him ‘Owl’. 

Albert was predeceased by his first wife, Margaret (Pfisterer) Duffield and his second wife, Anna (Puhalla) Duffield. 

Al was surrounded by and is survived by his step-daughter, Carole and her husband, Paul; step-son, Joseph; grandchildren, Elise and her husband, Zach, great-grandchildren, Aaron and Ethan; nephews, Gary, Rich, and Kurt; and all his old and new friends and the staff at Wesley Enhanced Living in Upper Moreland. 

All funeral services will be private at the convenience of Albert’s family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bucks County SPCA, 1665 Street Rd., Lahaska, PA 18931, or to the Montgomery County SPCA, 19 E. Ridge Pike, P.O. Box 222, Conshohocken, PA 19428. 


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