Franklin Earl Duke

April 6, 1933 ~ February 4, 2022 (age 88)


Franklin Earl Duke, 88, of Mifflinburg entered into rest on Friday, February 4, 2022 at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born on April 6, 1933 in Milton, a son of the late Harrison F. and Catherine (Elliot) Duke. On March 27, 1953, he married Shirley Mae Bingaman, who preceded him in death.

He was a veteran who served honorably in the United States Army.

Frank worked as a truck driver.

He served as past president of the Buffalo Valley Motorcycle Club.

Frank enjoyed riding motorcycles, flying planes and vintage cars.

Surviving are 3 children and spouses, Earl R. and Joanne Duke of Orefield, Keith E. and Darlene Duke of Walnutport, Marie L. and Jeff Light of Bassett, VA, 9 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter, 5 brothers and sisters, Carl, Eugene, Nancy, Beverly, and Miriam.

He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Hannah Schweibinz.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 10 to 11 am on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Adamo Funeral Home, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held with Pastor Wayne S. Krell officiating.

Interment will be in Mazeppa Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post 410 and VFW Post 1964 both of Mifflinburg.

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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