Frank M. Duffy, one of Mount Kisco’s finest citizens died on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at the age of 79. He was a veteran, serving in the Army with the 40th Infantry Division as a rifle company platoon leader during the Korean War. For his service, he received the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge and various medals. As a businessman, he was the owner/operator of Frank Duffy and Son Plumbing and Heating in Mount Kisco.
Frank Duffy, however, will be remembered in Mount Kisco for his civic contributions. He was a trustee of the Board for Northern Westchester Hospital for 33 years and served as its chairman of the board for seven years. He was also a director of the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester and served as a trustee for the Village of Mount Kisco. He also was a member of the Mount Kisco Indenpent Fire Department for over fifty years.
Frank Duffy was a tremendous family man and is survived by Margaret Duffy, his wife of 54 years. He was a father to five sons and grandfather to eleven grandchildren. In addition to his family, Mr. Duffy will be missed by many who admired him, his service and his friendly demeanor.
Mr. Duffy’s funeral is on Monday, January 18. Mayor Michael Cindrich has instructed the Village Manager to have all village flags fly at half staff on Monday to honor Mr. Duffy.