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Richard R. Duckworth

Richard R. Duckworth
Richard R. Duckworth

Richard R. Duckworth, age 94, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2024 in his Leesburg, Florida home. He was born November 12, 1929 in Harmony Township, NJ to Carl and Evelyn Duckworth.

He was a 1948 graduate of Belvidere High School and attended Rutgers University in 1949. Richard married the love of his life , Madelyn Piatt, on June 13, 1953. He was the owner/operator of Shillinger Mill for 30 years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 52, Phillipsburg, NJ and the Stewartsville Presbyterian Church.

He loved spending time with his family, woodworking and vacationing in Ocean City, Maryland.

Richard is survived by his wife, Madelyn of 71 years, four daughters, Ann Be (Norman) Viebrock, Barbara (David) Farkas, Nancy (Ronald) Semanick, and Alice Shields, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services will be held. He will be deeply missed by all.

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