Duane A. Neefe, age 76, of Woodbine Dr., Hempfield Twp., passed away at his residence Wednesday evening, March 10, 2021.

He was born in Coudersport, PA on April 16, 1944 to Leigh and Mildred (Cheverton) Neefe. He was a 1962 graduate of Coudersport High School. Duane was employed and retired as a Manager after thirty-eight years of employment with Tennessee Gas Pipeline, working in various locations in the United States. He was a member of Perry Baptist Church, Hadley. Duane had been active as a HAM Radio operator for many years and he truly loved taking care of his lawn.

On November 18, 1970, he married the former Melodie L. Baker, she survives. Also surviving are two sisters; Mary Gage of Grove City and Hazel Juell of Eureka, CA and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son; Jason Neefe, two sisters and a brother.

Per Duane's wishes, cremation was chosen and there will be no services.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Prayers, Jim & Lorie Prayers, Jim & Lorie
    March 12, 2021    

    Dear Melodie and families, You have our sincere sympathy and condolences of the passing of Duane. We will truly miss his friendship and breakfast get togethers.
    We will remember all the fun times we had. May the Lord comfort you at this time.

  2. Don Ruffner Don Ruffner
    March 12, 2021    

    At this most difficult time for you, I feel your pain and & I know how difficult every day is and will be for you.
    Duane was a real friend and I really did respect and admire all he accomplished in his life. His success was your success too as I know how much he loved you and was so thankful for your care & support for him.
    You are in my prayers.


  3. Ed & Lori Nicklin Ed & Lori Nicklin
    March 12, 2021    

    Melodie- we are so very sorry to hear about Duane. We will miss seeing him cutting the grass and stopping to talk when you both took your daily walks. You are in our thoughts and prayers…

  4. Deb Scott Deb Scott
    March 13, 2021    

    I will truly miss hearing & seeing that red tractor everyday. You are in my thoughts and prayers

  5. Connie Tuck Connie Tuck
    March 13, 2021    

    Melodie– I am very sorry to hear about Duane. Can still see him with Chuck at the RC model airplane field. that seems like hundred years ago but still some very good memories. Now they are both gone. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.

  6. Donna Rose Donna Rose
    April 18, 2021    

    Dear Melodie, You were blessed with a lot of years with a really great guy, one who truly cared about people and always did his best. It was fun to reconnect with both of you the last few years.Donna Basanta Rose

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