We are sad to announce the passing of Trainer Arthur Duffy.
Arthur A. “Daddy Duff” Duffy, Jr.
Revere – Mr. Arthur A. “Daddy Duff” Duffy, Jr., age 83, died on Monday, June 7th, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Frances V. “Chickie” (D’Amico) Duffy.
Born, raised and a lifelong resident of Revere, Mr. Duffy was the son of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Dougherty) Duffy. After the death of his father, he ran Duffy Oil for many years. “Daddy Duff” also continued to work as a horse trainer and owner for over 50 years at various race tracks including Suffolk Downs, Rockingham and Laurel and Bowie’s racetracks in Maryland. He also enjoyed watching cowboy movies.
Mr. Duffy is survived by his four children, Elizabeth Lezell, Arthur Duffy (his caretaker), Wayne M. Duffy and Joseph Duffy all of Revere; six grandchildren, Christina, Michael, Caitlin, Joseph, Anthony, and Angelo; two great grandchildren, Aries and Amelia; one sister, Elinor Pratt and her husband Frederick of Revere; two nephews, Steven and Fred.
Donations in Arthur’s name may be made to The American Stroke Association at www.stroke.org.
Services at the request of the family are private.