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“Alice was a beautiful person who I was happy to have known over the years. She will be missed ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Joyce Zekan - Naples, FL - friend

“I was so very sad to learn of the passing of my dear friend, Alice. The first time I met Alice was at the Hampshire House bar (with my late husband)...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Claudette Avrakotos - McLean, VA

“A long time member at Indian Mound Golf Club and a very caring supportive member she will always be remembered and will be truly missed. Alice was...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jonathan Rivers - NH

“My love and prayers to the family ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Claire Merrifield - Waltham, OK

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Duffy family. Michael and Jim Dunn ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Dunn - Murrysville, PA

“I am so sorry to hear of Alice's passing. I met Aiice working for FEMA and spent many happy times with her between our work schedules. She was...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Pam Craparotta - Manchester, CT

“Sorry to hear of Alice's passing. I shared many a FEMA journey with Alice. I will forever be grateful that Allce passed through my life. That...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Judith Kenny - Burlington, VT

“In the words of Chris Duffy:If you'll let me, I'd like to tell you about an extraordinary life lived by an extraordinary woman.My Aunt Alice Duffy...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: LINDA MAGUIRE - ESSEX JUCTION, VT

“To all the members of Alice's extended family I send my deepest sorrow at her passing. Alice and I shared many years traveling throughout Europe...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Kathy Dunn - Myrtle Beach, SC

“I'm so sad to hear of Alice's passing! I will miss her up at Indian Mound! My prayers go out to her family! My God give you all peace during this...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Fuzzy Martin - Ossipee, NH

A picture of Alice volunteering at one of our golf tournaments to raise money for cancer patients! “Sue and I are so saddened. We will never forget! Such a kind and generous woman.Bernie and Sue White ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Bernie & Sue White - Tamworth, NH

A picture of Alice volunteering at one of our golf tournaments to raise money for cancer patients! “Sue and I are so saddened. We will never forget! Such a kind and generous woman.Bernie and Sue White ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Bernie & Sue White - Tamworth, NH

“We are so very saddened by the tremendous loss of Alice Duffy. We loved her very much. Casey & Donald MacKenzie & family ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Casey Mackenzie - Waltham, MA

“We are friends of Alice's from the Pars in Naples. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Such a kind, happy and pleasant person, great...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Ethel and John Lomasney - Peabody, MA

“Sorry for your loss. I worked with Alice at FEMA and shared several deployments with her. Alice was a real firecracker. She pulled no punches, and...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: David Meucci - Braintree, MA

“So sorry to hear about Alice passing away. I knew her in Florida and she was a loving part of the community. May she Rest In Peace. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Laura Ridley - Peabody

“Janet and family I am truly sorry to hear of Alice's passing. I enjoyed talking about the old days when my parents visited her. Your all in my...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Clare Connolly Welch - Waltham, MA

“Dear Janet ,So sorry to hear of Alice's passing. She was a fun loving person who enjoyed life. Thinking about our Ireland trip and happier days....Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Ruth Gately - So. YArmouth, MA


Ms. Alice E. Duffy, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Freedom, New Hampshire and Waltham died Wednesday, February 3, 2021 in Care Dimensions Hospice Residence in Lincoln. She was 76.

Alice was born August 1, 1944 in Waltham a daughter of the late Lawrence and Alice (Quirk) Duffy. She was a graduate of Harwich High School.

She worked as a secretary for the City of Waltham in the office of Charlie Graceffa. She then worked for over twenty-five years with distinction as an officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. Upon retirement she volunteered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

An avid golfer she was a member of Indian Mound Country Club in Ossipee, New Hampshire and The Pars Golf Course in Naples, Florida.

In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her siblings, Lt. Lawrence Duffy and John Duffy (late Mary).

She leaves her sister, Janet M. Maguire (Jack) of Waltham and her brother, Paul F. Duffy (Edna) of Amelia Island, Florida; her sister-in-law, Scarlett Duffy of Marathon, Florida; many nieces & nephews cousins and dear friends.

Family and friends will honor and remember Alice's life by gathering on Wednesday, February 10th in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham, where her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham. There are no calling hours.

Those wishing to view Alice's service may do so at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 10th via the following link: https://my.gather.app/remember/alice-duffy

In lieu of flowers memorials in her name may be made to Our Lady's Parish, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452.
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – a note from the funeral home pursuant to Governor Baker's recent order:

During times of uncertainty and crisis one might wonder what to do at the loss of a loved one or how to show support to a friend given the limitations that the pandemic continues to present.

Telephone your friend to offer words of love, support and a verbal hug, drop something delicious by the house, leave a condolence on the funeral home website, make a donation to their favored charity, send a card or flowers or have a Mass said, remain in touch, and above all else . . . say prayers for the deceased and their family and the world during this difficult and unprecedented time.

These simple gifts of sympathy and charity are more valuable than you will ever know.

When public wakes are held capacity limits mean that your visit to the venue where they are held should be brief to allow other guests time to say hello to the family. Only members of the immediate family remain present throughout.

It goes without saying that people who have lost someone are especially sensitive and understanding to the concerns that some of their own family members and friends may have about visiting any public places right now. If this does not feel like the right time for you to venture out please don't.

Space limitations also mean that funeral services inside the funeral home and in many places of worship will also be private. Most services, at the family's request, will also be livestreamed and recorded for future viewing. The link to access the channel is found at the bottom of the obituary notice online.

Cemetery services are included in the current outdoor gathering limit of twenty-five people.

During any events, public or private, common sense precautions prevail. That includes masks covering your nose and mouth, staying with your household group throughout the services and keeping a sensible distance. Thank you . . . again . . . for your patience and understanding.

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