M. J. Duea
M. J. Duea, 74, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Duea served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy, retiring after 22 years of service. He also retired from a second career with Columbia HCA in Charleston, S.C. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and was strong in his faith and love for his family and friends.
Surviving are his wife; five children and their spouses; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Duea was preceded in death by his parents and six siblings.
A Funeral Mass will be held 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Wilmington, with the Rev. Marco A. Gonzalez officiating. Interment will be held at a later date at St. Elizabeth's of the High Country, Boone.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Mark Catholic Church Youth Programs, the St. Mark Catholic School Scholarship Fund in memory of M. J. Duea, or to a veteran organization of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.andrewsmortuary.com