Monica Valeria Snellen Duff

Monica Valeria Snellen Duff, 86, of Elizabethtown, passed away at her home Wednesday, October 18th. A Catholic and a 1949 graduate of St. Catherine High School in New Haven, Monica was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed sewing, cooking, and spending time with the ones she held dear. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 66 years, Isaac "Buddy" Duff; her parents, Vernon and Edna Rogers Snellen; two sisters, Elizabeth Snellen and LaVerne Boone; and three brothers, Deward, Nolan, and Vernon Jr. She is survived by her son, Daniel R. (JoAnn) Duff of New Bern, North Carolina; her four daughters, Dianne (Steve) Atcher, Janice (Alan) Brown, Laura (Eric) Watts all of Elizabethtown, and Barbara (Jeff) Hornback of Sonora; her thirteen grandchildren; her twelve great-grandchildren; and her special friend and caregiver, Rosemary Leal. The funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Pablo Hernandez and Deacon Jim Cecil officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown City Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and continues after 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Sunday, October 22, 2017 starting at 2:00 PM
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