February 15, 1926 - February 20, 2016
Duane Delbert Wilfong age 90 died peacefully after his struggle with cancer on February 20, 2016. Duane was born February 15, 1926 in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. He and his wife Viola, age 91, have resided in Ohio since 1951. 59 of those years at current address of Jordan Drive, Mentor, Ohio. Duane is survived by his wife, Viola; daughters, Lonna Kuntz (Fred) of Painesville OH, Dianna Zalar of Painesville OH, Johanna Bush (Larry) of Hawley PA; son, Clarence Wilfong (Janene) of Toledo OH; stepdaughter, Donna Diercks of Phoenix AZ. 17 Grandchildren; 35 Great Grandchildren; 3 Great Great Grandchildren. Survived also by brothers; Raymond (Edna), Warren (Dolly), Corbett. He is preceded in death by his son Duane L Wilfong; parents; brothers; Norman (Leta) and Starling; sister; Mary (Angel). Duane was a retiree from the FP&E Railroad in Fairport OH. Duane Wilfong served proudly in the United States Army. He was Honorably Discharged November, 1946. He served his country in the 1st Battalion 11th Airborne Division. Duane was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and Occupation Ribbon for his services. In accordance to Duane's wishes, there will be no services or calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th Street, Cleveland OH 44119-1330.