OBITUARY

Gilbert Lee Duffer

June 13, 1934February 12, 2020
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Gilbert L. Duffer, age 85 of Canton, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Aultman Compassionate Care Center.

He was born June 13, 1934 in Mason County, WV to the late Kermit and Lorene Duffer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant son, Gilbert L. Duffer, Jr.; brother, Harold Duffer; and sister, Doris (Duffer) Sydenstricker. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Darlene (Briggs) Duffer; daughters, Sandra Shrigley and Sheri Pope; grandchildren, Sarah (Dion) Petaros, Jerry (Leslie) Shrigley III, Emily (Michael) Mouser, Leah Pope, and Daniel Pope; great-grandchildren, Landen, Owen, Alyssa, Lincoln, and Piper; and brother, James (Bernadette) Duffer.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call on Tuesday from 5-7pm and on Wednesday from 12-1pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Stark County Humane Society. The family extends its gratitude to the Aultman Compassionate Care Center staff for their exceptional care of Gilbert and his family.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Visitation Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Memories

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Leah Pope

February 16, 2020

Papa will always be here watching over us, which is what is getting us through. We love you and we are happy you aren’t in pain anymore. Please keep us in your thoughts. ❤️

Betty Saunier

February 13, 2020

Bill and I are sure going to miss our neighbor! Sending our love and thoughts to all of you!

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Biography

Gilbert L. Duffer, age 85 of Canton, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Aultman Compassionate Care Center.

He was born June 13, 1934 in Mason County, WV to the late Kermit and Lorene Duffer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant son, Gilbert L. Duffer, Jr.; brother, Harold Duffer; and sister, Doris (Duffer) Sydenstricker. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Darlene (Briggs) Duffer; daughters, Sandra Shrigley and Sheri Pope; grandchildren, Sarah (Dion) Petaros, Jerry (Leslie) Shrigley III, Emily (Michael) Mouser, Leah Pope, and Daniel Pope; great-grandchildren, Landen, Owen, Alyssa, Lincoln, and Piper; and brother, James (Bernadette) Duffer.