Maryon “Sue” Rose (Craig) Duggan, 97, of Uhrichsville, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Union Hospital in Dover. Born September 2, 1920 in Uhrichsville, she was a daughter of the late Robert Haskins and Nancy Elizabeth (Johnston) Craig. On December 24, 1949, Sue married James Roger Duggan with whom she enjoyed 34 years of marriage until his passing on December 27, 1983. They are survived by a son, James R. Duggan, and his wife, Nancy.
Sue was a lifelong Uhrichsville resident until moving to Hennis Care Centre of Dover in 2013. She was a 1938 graduate of Uhrichsville High School and had served as the Secretary/Treasurer of Uhrichsville High School Alumni. For 35 years, she was the Multi County Administrative Supervisor for Selective Service and, in retirement, directed 9-County Senior Nutrition Program. Active in her community in many ways throughout her life, she was the first woman elected to serve as Vice President/Treasurer on the former Twin City Hospital Board of Trustees for 15 years where she founded the Chapel, a volunteer Welfare Director for Salvation Army, a Past Campaign Chair of southern Tuscarawas County United Way, a member of the Tuscarawas County Mental Health Board Citizens Action Commission, and a member of the Advisory Commission for Senior Citizens Kent State University Nursing Advisory Board and Home Nursing Health Care Board.
She was a charter member and past president of New Philadelphia AARP; Twin City AARP; Twin City Business and Professional Women’s Club; 30-year volunteer at the Twin City Hospital Coffee Bar, including 15 years as President; Pythian Sisters Lodge; Eastern Star; Uhrichsville Lady Elks; Advisor of Claymont Senior Center; and volunteer at Dennison Railroad Depot Museum and Schoenbrunn State Park. She was recognized for distinguished and outstanding volunteer service by the American Heart Association with a Silver Medallion Award, and by Twin City Hospital. Sue was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church in New Philadelphia and the former St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Dennison, serving on vestry.
In keeping with Sue’s wishes, cremation is planned without a public visitation or service. She will be interred with her beloved husband in Uhrichsville’s Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
charitable contributions honoring her memory may be made to Salvation Army of New Philadelphia/Dover, Tuscarawas County Humane Society of New Philadelphia, and Trinity Episcopal Church of New Philadelphia.
R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc.