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Rita G. Duffield

October 4, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Rita G. Duffield, 85, of Parkersburg, died Oct. 2, 2012, at the Arbors of Marietta.

She was born May 21, 1927, in Spencer, W.Va., a daughter of the late Roscoe and Lena May Greathouse Haverty.

She graduated from Spencer High School and was employed by American Viscose for 30 years. She was a lifetime member of the VFW, American Legion Post #15 and the DAV. She was a volunteer for Camden Clark Hospital and set up the volunteer program at the VA Clinic of Parkersburg.

She is survived by her brothers Charlie Haverty of Torch, Ohio and Lewis Haverty of Mineral Wells and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Duffield in 1989, and a brother Howard Haverty.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Leavitt Funeral Home Parkersburg, with Rev. David Carpenter officiating. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery North. Visitation will be Friday from 3-7 p.m.

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