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By The Staff

James Duffy, a resident of White Rock, passed away at the age of 76 on Monday, September 22, 2008, after a lengthy battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

James started his career in the U.S. Navy and worked many different jobs before coming to Los Alamos in 1978, where he retired from LANL in 1993.

Mr. Duffy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Theresa Duffy; children, Bridget Duffy, Jim Duffy and wife Liz, Susan Terp and husband Paul, Colleen Frye and husband Denver; 13 grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Cremation is being planned.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 27, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, located at 3700 Canyon Road in Los Alamos.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Los Alamos Visiting Nurses for the wonderful hospice care James received would be greatly appreciated. The Duffy family has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of the Espaola Valley. 505-662-2400 or www.devargasfuneral.com