STORMVILLE – Kevin P. Duignan, 71, an area resident since 1977, died on October 6, 2020 with his family by his side.
Born in Manhattan on June 24, 1949, he was the son of John and Catherine (Gilmore) Duignan. Kevin attended All Hallows High School in the Bronx and later attended St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill, NY, earning a bachelor's degree in History with a minor in Political Science in 1975. His career took off when he became manager of payroll systems for General Foods. In 1996, Kevin returned to his alma mater as Director of Development and Alumni Affairs for St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC). In his 20-year history with the college, Kevin earned his MBA in 2006, was inducted into the STAC Alumni Hall of Fame in 2008 and in 2016 retired from his position as Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
A loving husband and doting father, Kevin was a parishioner of St. Denis Church, having once served as the President of the Parish Council. He also served on the board of All Hallows High School in the Bronx.
On April 20, 1974 at the Fordham University Church, Kevin married Doris Foley who survives at home. He is also survived by his daughter, Emily Duignan Donovan, and her husband Matthew of Fishkill; his sisters-in-law, Catherine Leo, Jean Malvey and Evelyn Foley; his brother-in-law, James Foley; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 4-8pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday at 10am at St. Denis Church, 602 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction followed by St. Denis Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to either the St. Thomas Aquinas College Annual Fund, www.stac.edu; or to All Hallows High School, www.allhallows.org