James McDuff

Obituary of James McDuff

Troy, NY

James McDuff, 72, of 5th Avenue, died on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Samaritan Hospital due to an acute cardiac incident.  He was born in Whitehall, NY a son of the late Eugene and Ruth Blair McDuff.

James had been a Troy resident for many years.  He lived at the O’Neil Apartments for years and was a welcoming presence there.  He was a kind, generous and loving man who just wanted to help people.  He was often found around the building helping with maintenance and just being a good neighbor.

James leaves behind to mourn his loss siblings: Carol Ryan Ray (James) of Covington, GA and Raymond D. McDuff, Sr. of Fort Edward, NY, nieces and nephews: Carol Ann, Barbie, Bonnie, Tommy, Jason; Raymond McDuff, Jr., Kristi and Kellan Robert McDuff and Carol Ann, Christopher and Nicole McDuff as well as a large extended family.

Services for James were held privately and at the convenience of the family.