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Duane Saufley

Duane Saufley

Sunday, September 1st, 1940 - Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Duane C. Saufley, 79, Shippensburg, PA passed away unexpectedly at home Wednesday, August 19th. Born September 1,1940, the fourth of five children to the late Charles A.E. and Ruth (Bidwell) Saufley. Duane spent his early childhood in Michigan and Virginia before moving with his family to the Chambersburg area in 1951. He was a graduate of Chambersburg High School (1958), Shippensburg University (1961) and received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1973. Following college he taught math briefly at Waynesboro High School and later spent 35 years as a professor of physics at Houghton College, Houghton, NY. He married his wife, Barbara (Johns) Saufley in 1962. They retired to the Chambersburg area in 1998 where together they became active volunteers in the community. He was a member of Greenvillage Church of God, a member of the local camp of the Gideons International, a spiritual care giver at Chambersburg Hospital with the chaplaincy department, a mentor for Crossroads Bible Institute (a biblical instruction ministry by mail to incarcerated persons), and an after-school tutor at a local school. Duane was a gifted teacher and communicator, a versatile handyman, and a lover of classical music. He enjoyed gardening, camping, woodworking, tinkering with cars, and reading. He is survived by his wife, Barbara and children: Beth Ann (Daniel) Pocock, Megan (Roy) Caldwell, Sharon (Henry) Brubaker, and Matthew (Katherine) Saufley and twelve grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings M. Aldean Saufley of Chambersburg, Lois Reese of Newark, DE, Marilyn Wright of British Columbia, and Muriel Knouse of Shippensburg. A brief graveside service is planned for family Monday, August 24 with a memorial service and celebration of his life at a later date. The family requests no flowers. Memorial gifts may be made to Greenvillage Church of God or the Gideons International of Chambersburg.
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Darlene Miley

Posted at 08:10am
Dear Barbara and Family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Duane was a soft spoken, God loving man who had great compassion for others. It was a privilege to have Duane and Barbara as my mentors last year in the Pastoral Care class at the Chambersburg Hospital. God bless you and keep you! Let God's peace wash over you as you navigate through this part of life.
Darlene Miley
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John Culbertson

Posted at 02:59pm
Duane was a sharp, solid, kind man. His devotion to Christ and His Church was self-evident. I am glad to have known him and engaged with him for a season. May God bless his family.
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