January 12, 1938 ~ August 1, 2017Obituary for Mrs. Margaret "Marnie" Duff
Margaret “Marnie” Duff, 79, passed away peacefully on August
1st in Naples, FL. She was born on
January 12, 1938 in Blue Island, IL to Stewart and Dorothy Buchanan.
She graduated from the University of Illinois and helped
others throughout her life as a teacher, mother, innkeeper and cherished friend. Her culinary talents will be fondly remembered
by all who received her holiday treats, dined at her home, or stayed at the
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Bruce
Duff; three children Bill (Sara) Duff, Catherine Veleta, and Elizabeth (Les) Lamb;
as well as five grandchildren, Rani and Sanjay Duff, Heather, Thalia and Eliana
Veleta. She is also survived by her
sister Lois Nelson.
A celebration of Marnie’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on
Saturday April 7, 2018 in the Walker Chapel at First Presbyterian Church of
If desired, a memorial contribution may be made in her name
to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. www.michaeljfox.org or P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown,