Thomas Cyril Duffy, 70, of Rouses Point passed away at his residence on October 20, 2021 after a short period of declining health. He was born February 7, 1951 to Charles and Ione Duffy, the fourth of their ten children. He was a lifelong resident of Rouses Point and was well known to the local community. He graduated from Northeastern Clinton Central School in 1970 and attended SUNY Canton ATC studying Mechanical Drawing. Following school, he spent many years in various aspects of the construction business including working as a roofer for a year in Texas, and installing carpets for a local business for more than ten years. He served as an EMT for a time, which included working with an ambulance service in Montreal. He was an avid reader and was always up to date on current events. Over the years he also quietly provided assistance to people in need, such as delivering food, shoveling snow, or providing care and transportation to others with health concerns.
He was predeceased by his parents, sister Rosemary Duffy, brother Peter Duffy, brother-in-law William Orr, and sister-in-law Joyce Duffy. He is survived by his brothers Colin Duffy and wife Nancy, Ronald Duffy and fiancé Pauline Miller, Paul Duffy and wife Susan, sisters Veronica Orr, Mary Franke and husband Richard, Christine Snide and husband Eugene, and Maureen Young and husband Robert. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ross Funeral Home, 2586 Route 11, Mooers, NY (518-236-2222). There will be no calling hours.
A Mass of Christian burial for Thomas will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 26th at St. Patrick’s Church in Rouses Point. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Parish in Rouses Point, NY.