Tuesday, November 6, 2018

George Duffy

George Patrick Duffy

September 22, 1922
Pawtucket, RI

May 23, 2015
Pawtucket, RI

1950-51 Pawtucket Boys' Club Grads (Independent - 2 State League)
1952-53 Pawtucket Slaters (ABL)

A Pawtucket-area athlete, coach and promoter, Duffy would be a prominent figure in local sports. He was the president of various semi-pro leagues, official and organizer. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War 2, being aboard the U.S.S. Menges when it was torpedoed by a German U-Boat. He would work in radio as the long-time voice of the Rhode Island Reds, an AHL hockey team.

George married Helen Richards in 1946 and they had four daughters and one son.



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