John J. "Jack" Duffy, 82, of Levittown passed away on Friday,
March 16, 2007.
Born June 11, 1924 in Philadelphia to the late Robert and
Florence Duffy of Philadelphia he was an original Levittown homeowner.
Retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the United
States Navy, he was commissioned a Navy Pilot during World War II and also
served in the Korean War accumulating over 25 years of both active and reserve
duty. Jack was the Vice President of Public Relations at Hurst Performance, Inc.
in Warminster and was also responsible for Advertising and auto racing Support
Programs. Thereafter, he was VP of Public Relations for Thrush Inc. whose
central offices are located in Ontario, Canada. He also served on the Board of
Directors for Pocono International Raceway. He was a two-term board member of
the Special Equipment Manufacturers Association located in Los Angeles, Calif.
He was named "Public Relations Man of the Year" by the National Hot Rod
Association. He was a model in the industry for outstanding achievements.