George E. Duguay, 77, of South Yarmouth died peacefully on Monday July 11, at the Cape Cod Hospital after a valiant fight with cancer. He was the son of the late Peter E. and Mamie G. (Harris) Duguay.
He leaves his beloved wife of 56 years, Katherine (Sullivan) Duguay, four devoted children Mark Duguay and his wife Denise of Grafton, Debra Libuda of Auburn, Kevin Duguay and his wife Sandra of Holden and Scott Duguay of Melbourne, FL. He also leaves five adored grandchildren Zachary and Allison Duguay of Holden, Kayla and Benjamin Libuda of Auburn and Patrick Duguay of Leicester, two brothers Peter and his wife Marguerite of Ft. Myers, FL., and Roger and his wife Deb of Sturbridge, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
George was born in Worcester, graduated from Shrewsbury High School and Wentworth Institute. He served with the National Guard part time for seven years. George worked for Worcester Contractors as a project manager and estimator. He then worked for National Glass and rose to become owner and changed the name to Glass Contractors, Inc., for commercial projects. They specialized in large Fisher Skylights, doing over 100 projects. He was a member of the Massachusetts Glass Dealers Association.
He enjoyed helping his four children remodel their homes and working in his yard. He often said his best job after retiring was painting at Cape Cod Tech. High School in Harwich. He enjoyed being a Cub Master, Little League coach for his sons and watching and playing golf. He and Kathy loved to travel with friends and saw many parts of the country and world including Hawaii, Alaska, Switzerland and Ireland. His unique humor and friendship will be missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held on Saturday July 16, at 9am at the Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Dr., South Yarmouth, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 am at Saint Pius X Church, South Yarmouth. A memorial Mass will be held in Auburn in the Fall.
In lieu of flowers gifts in his memory may be made to the Medical Oncology Dept., at Cape Cod Hospital, 27 Park St., Hyannis, MA 02601.