Robert C. Duttinger, 62

Robert C. Duttinger
Robert C. Duttinger

Robert C. Duttinger, 62; of Granby died Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at home surrounded by family.

He was born in Wilkes Barre, PA and he has been a longtime resident of Oswego County. Robert was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. His greatest legacy was said to be his love and exceptional closeness with his family and friends.

Robert was a United States Veteran having served 2 tours of duty with the Navy during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1971 stationed on the USS Chipola and Arakara. He was a self-employed carpenter before he retired from Oswego Hospital in 1998 as a NYS Certified Building Mechanic.

Robert was pre-deceased by his father Robert L. Duttinger and his brother William Duttinger.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years Lynn (DiGuardi) Duttinger of Granby, his 4 children: Robert J. Duttinger of Granby, NY; Carolyn (Eric) LaRoche of Chesapeake, VA, Chrissa (Todd) Butler of Oswego, NY, Sarah Duttinger of Chesapeake, VA; his mother Charlotte Entz of Hamlin, NY, 6 siblings: Kenneth Duttinger of Rochester, NY; Terrance Duttinger of Rochester, NY, David Duttinger of Hamlin, NY, Martin Duttinger of Rochester, NY, Margaret Frank of Spencerport, NY, Elaine Smith of Rochester, NY, 5 grandchildren: Alex and Logan LaRoche, Adam and Abigail Butler, Jamison Simms, and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Memorial Services will be held 9:30 AM Monday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Robert Stephenson. Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.


  1. Uncle Bob was a wonderfully warm and caring person. I will always remember him as incredibly sweet and fun-loving, and I hope that all of you are able to cherish the many happy memories and the good times you and your children have shared with him. He will always be with each of you….

    Thinking of you,
    Nina & Vlad Vasiliu

  2. Bob was a great man. He was a great husband, father and friend. Bob always tried to see the good in people, and would never talk badly about anyone. He was very loving and kind. I can still hear his laugh. His greatest legacy is his beautiful family. His family values will live on in them.

  3. Lynn,

    I am deeply saddend by this news. Thank you for sharing this with me – I will see you on Monday.

    God Bless you and your family –

  4. Today is our 41st wedding anniversary. I can’t say how much I miss you. I can’t even express this to the living properly. Maybe you can see this and know how much I love you.

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