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Bruce E. Durgan, Sr.

Born: Sun., Oct. 26, 1952
Died: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019


Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Location: Williamstown America Legion Post 1128


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     Bruce Edward Durgan, Sr., 67, of Williamstown, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, November 22, 2019. He was born on October 26, 1952 in Syracuse, NY a son of Robert J. & Frances I. Hall Durgan. Bruce attended Altmar Parish Williamstown High School. On March 14, 1970 Bruce was united in marriage to the former Patricia Ann Muir at the Pine Meadow Wesleyan Methodist Church in Orwell, NY. He worked for Birds Eye Canning Factory, Rochester Shoe Tree, Camden Wire Company, K & S Tire and retired from McIntosh Box & Pallet Company in 2000. Bruce loved to hunt, fish and give his grandchildren rides on his golf cart in the Stone Hill and Happy Valley areas.

     Bruce was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and brother-in-law. He will be deeply missed by all of his family.

     Bruce is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patty Durgan, Williamstown, NY, one daughter, Tammy Holmes, Altmar, NY, two sons, Bruce & Terri Durgan, Jr. and George & Melissa Durgan, all of Williamstown, NY, seven grandchildren, Ryan, Joey, Stacey and Brandy Durgan, Austin Sgroi and Abby and Gabby Benson, three great-grandchildren, Natalie, Kinsely and Dawson Durgan, three sisters, Jean & Louis Britton, Kathy & Frank Muir, all of Williamstown, NY, Carol & Eddie McCarty, Palermo, NY and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was also predeceased by one brother, Gary Durgan.

     A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00-5:00 p.m.  Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from the Hastings-Gorski American Legion Post #1128, 8 Vida Dr., Williamstown, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 168, 575 St. Rt. 13, Williamstown, NY 13493. Arrangements are under the direction of the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main St., Camden, NY.

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Rick Stowell
   Posted Mon November 25, 2019
Pat an the entire family:
In my childhood I grew up knowing Bruce an the entire family. He was always a cring an gentle person willing to help you if he could. We are sending our condolences to the entire family, we know what its like to lose a loved one an it is never easy. Bruce may be gone but will never be forgotten.

With a sad heart,
Rick and Lillian Stowell

Bruce Krupa
   Posted Mon November 25, 2019
Pat and family
So sorry to hear about Bruce. He was a great guy. I always enjoyed the times that I spent with him. The things that I liked about him was his easy going manner, love of family and his absolute honesty. I am going to miss him.

Wilhelmina Rose Trumble- Johnson
   Posted Mon November 25, 2019
To Patty, family, and friends,
It is with a broken heart that I want to express my deepest sympathy. We never know how much time we have left to be with the ones we love. I just want to make each moment the best I can. Bruce may not be presently with us but part of him lives on with us in our hearts . He was always a good man with a smile and laugh that is how I want to remember him .
From Rosie and Ruth and family .

CAROLE KUPELIAN
   Posted Tue November 26, 2019
Patti. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. I knew you were worried about your husband in September, but had no idea it was so serious. All my love to you and your family.

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