Howard Dukes Jr., 75


Howard Dukes Jr., 75, of Thorofare, N.J., passed away Monday, June 4, 2007, at his home. He was born in Frankford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Ethel (Hudson) Dukes; his wife, Grace Dukes; four sisters, Carrie Reighn, Helen Dukes, Jeannett Loveland and Edna Hitchens; and a brother, Arthur Dukes. He is survived by his daughter, Wanda Wilkerson and her husband Donnie of Parsonsburg, Md.; brother-in-law, Sonny Reighn and his son Willie Reighn of Woodbury, N.J.; niece, Pat Hitchens Bunting, her husband Randall, and their daughter Kelly, all of Frankford; nephews, Bud and Wayne Dukes of Laurel; nephew, Vincent Hitchens, his wife Nancy and their children, Brian and Amanda, all of Frankford.

Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, June 9, 2007, with interment in Pittsville Cemetery in Pittsville, Md. Flowers are being acceptable, or the family suggests memorial donations may be made to the charity of the giver’s choice.