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HOULTON - Mildred Cassidy Duff (Millie), 83, went to be with her husband, Carl, on June 14, 2015, at Madigan Estates surrounded by her family. She was born February 20, 1932, in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of John J. and Madeline R. (Kennedy) Cassidy.

Mildred met and married Carl Duff, and they would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary July 6, 2015. Millie raised six children while actively involved in the community. She was a Cub Scout Den mother and was a member of the Houlton Regional Hospital Auxiliary. Mildred was also the treasurer for the Houlton Little League while Carl served as its President. She served as treasurer for the Longfellow School PTA and often chaperoned 7th and 8th grade band trips. She was a neighborhood volunteer for the March of Dimes. Mildred served as the bookkeeper for Duff's Service Station and also tended to other office duties of the business.

Mildred is survived by five sons, James H. Duff and his wife Eloise of Loxley, Alabama, Dana E. Duff of Houlton, Thomas A. Duff and his wife Nancy of Houlton, Dale A. Duff and his wife Nora of Bangor and Peter A. Duff and his wife Angela of New Limerick; and her daughter, Carla A. Duff and special friend Laurel Farrell of Houlton; 14 grandchildren, one great grandson; her brother-in-law, Gerald L. Duff and his wife Elaine of Bangor; her sisters-in-law Audrey M. Anderson and her husband Donald of South Portland, Gail Duff of East Hodgdon; as well as her sister Sharon and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Carl Duff, her sister Lois Bulley, and her brother-in-law Richard Bulley.

Friends may call at the Dunn Funeral Home Thursday, June 18, at 12 noon until the time of the service at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Randall Burns officiating. Interment will be in the East Hodgdon Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Mildred's memory payable to the Madigan Estates Activity Fund or the Houlton Humane Society c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com
Published on  June 16, 2015
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