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Obituary for Flora Mary Duff (Smith)

Flora  Mary   Duff (Smith)
E. HODGDON - Flora Mary (Smith) Duff, 94, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother went home to be with her Lord December 19, 2018, from Madigan Estates in Houlton. Flora was born December 25, 1923, at the family home in East Hodgdon, where she grew up. She graduated from Ricker Classical Institute in 1941. She graduated from Ricker Junior College in 1943 with a degree of Associate in Arts. Then she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bob Jones College in 1945, where she majored in religions and minored in English. Flora then taught school at Aroostook Central Institute in Mars Hill for two years . After she married Glenn Duff on June 27, 1946, she worked as a homemaker for several years before returning to teaching in Hodgdon from 1966 to 1984. Throughout her life, she and Glenn were very involved in their church, East Hodgdon Bible Church. They commonly played host to missionaries and guest speakers. Flora was involved in the Ladies’ Aid, Missionary Circle, Awana, and choir. She also taught Sunday School. Flora was known for her home cooking and hospitality. Her hobbies were sewing, crocheting, and watching birds. Her forays into selling Avon, Swipe, and Shaklee were largely an expression of her sociability. She had a cheerful and loving spirit. She is predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Glenn Duff; her parents, Miles and Dora Smith; her sister Ruby Sjoberg; her brother Weldon Smith; her sister Evelyn Duff; and her sons, infant Medley Duff and Bryant Duff. She is survived by her twin daughters, Mary Murray and her husband Ron of Hodgdon and Gerry Stouffer and her husband George of Greenville, SC; her son Melvin Duff and his wife Sheryl of Hodgdon; and her daughter April Duff of Dayton, Ohio. She is also survived by her twin brother, Floyd Smith, and his wife Louise of New Limerick. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Heidi (Murray) Roseman of Chambersburg, PA; Darren Murray of Kingsport, TN; Sean Stouffer of Berwick, PA; Craig Stouffer of Greeneville, SC, Nathan Stouffer of Greer, SC; Alan Stouffer of Oine, CA; Bruce Stouffer of Taylors, SC; Robyn (Duff) Straubel of Herman, ME, Joel Duff of Hodgdon, ME, Scott Duff of Littleton, ME, and Chad Duff of Hodgdon, ME; and 10 great grandchildren. Upon the death of her husband in 2011, she resided with her daughter and son-in-law, Ron and Mary Murray, until January 2015, when she took up residence at Madigan Estates. Friends may call from 12-2 PM, Thurs, Dec. 27, 2018 at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water Street, Houlton and a service to follow at 2 PM with Rev. George Stouffer officiating. A time of Fellowship will immediately follow the service at the East Hodgdon Bible Church. Memorial donations may be made to East Hodgdon Bible Church,725 White Settlement, Hodgdon, ME 04730 or Greater Houlton Christian Academy, 27 School Street, Houlton ME 04730. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Madigan Estates for their attention and care to her. To leave an online condolence please visit www.bowersfuneral.com

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