Duane Horton 81, passed away peacefully Saturday May 12th surrounded by his loving Family. Duane was a Electrical Engineer and worked as a computer programmer for many years at Western Electric and Metropolitan life Insurance Co. He is well known as a being a very smart, insightful, and spiritual man with a southern like gentleman’s charm; he will be sorely missed by all. He is survived by his loving husband Robert Hersee, his close cousins Joseph (Esther), Muriel, Martha and Wendell Chandler. He is the grandson of the late Mattie Cannon, son of the late Georgia Walton.
A memorial service in Duane’s honor will be offered on Saturday June 16th at 11:00 AM at the St. Luke in the Fields Church, 487 Hudson Street, New York, NY. Donations in his memory can be made to the Grand Circle Foundation, 347 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210 or the First Tee Essex County at Weequahic Park Golf Course, #1 Thomas Carmichael Dr., Newark, NJ 07112.