Richard Durgy, 88, father of Bridgewater woman
Mr. Durgy was born April 28, 1916, in Bethel, a son of the late Myron G. and Winifred (Dunlavey) Durgy.
His early years were spent on the original Terre Haute Estate, where he worked with his parents. In his later years, he worked for the Danbury Housing Authority.
In his retirement years, flower gardening and family gatherings were his special loves. He was a New York Yankee and UConn women Huskies fan.
Besides his wife, Mr. Durgy is survived by three daughters, Anne Warford of Newtown, Patricia Barlow of Bridgewater and Mary Wiese of North Hollywood, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
The Bethel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stony Hill Fire Department, Bethel, CT 06801.