Tina Marie McDuff, 59, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. Tina was born on December 3, 1961, in Springfield, MA, a daughter of Edward R. and Marie Ann (Gelineau) McDuff, she was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a 1980 graduate of West Springfield Senior High School. Tina was a former longtime employee of JDSU in Bloomfield, CT. While at JDSU, she worked in shipping and receiving and was a current employee of Coherent in Bloomfield, CT, where she also worked in shipping and receiving. Tina loved to watch movies and enjoyed relaxing at the beach. She was a kind and giving woman who enjoyed doting over her friend’s children. Tina leaves behind her siblings, Carol Ann Zapata of Bonita Springs, FL, Michael E. McDuff of Springfield, and Mark A. McDuff and his wife, Darlene of Essex Center, VT, her aunt, Gertrude Gibbs of Springfield, and niece, Shannon Marie McDuff of Essex Center, VT, and cousin, Ashley Mastrianni. She will also be missed by her second family, “best friend” Susan Albert and her husband, Barry, niece, Alaina Albert and son, Austin Taylor, Nephew, Zach Albert and niece, Megan Albert. Family and friends will gather on Friday, June 18, for a calling hour from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Hafey Springfield Chapels, 494 Belmont Ave., with a service at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations in Tina’s name may be made to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Rd., Second Floor, Princeton, NJ 08450. www.hafeyfuneralservice.com
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