James Duff

James P. Duff, 64, of Brookfield, died Jan. 7, 2013.

Born on Nov. 25, 1948, Mr. Duff served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the state of Illinois.

Mr. Duff was the husband of Susan A. Duff (nee Egan); the father of Bridgette Duff, Sean (Georgia) Duff, Ann Duff and Meghan (Jason) Gunia; the grandfather of Michal Gunia, Brayden Duff, Philip Duff, Owen Duff, Vivian Gunia, Colin Duff and Charlotte Gunia; and the uncle of two nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 11 at St. Barbara Church in Brookfield, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.