Cover photo for William L. Duve's Obituary
William L. Duve Profile Photo
1940 William 2019

William L. Duve

October 5, 1940 — January 9, 2019

Limestone - William L. "Bill" Duve     "Avid Outdoorsman"

            William L. "Bill" Duve, of 560 Main St., passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Olean General Hospital, following an illness.

            Bill was born on Oct. 5, 1940 in Adrian, Michigan and was a son of Fred J. and Helen Gertrude Griffith Duve.  He was formerly married to Paulette Snyder Swalwell.

            Bill served in the US Army from 1958 to 1960.  He was a handyman & carpenter and was a master of all trades.  Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, and motorcycling.  He loved music and playing the steel guitar and even played in several bands throughout his life.

            Bill is survived by; 3 children, William Lorraine Duve, Jr., Paul John Duve, and Vanessa Marie Duve; several grandchildren; 1 sister-in-law, Cherry C. Duve of Michigan; 1 brother, Richard Duve of Clarence Center; and many nieces and nephews.

            Bill was predeceased by his parents, a sister Helen Rovera, and a brother, John Duve on Aug. 30, 2017.

            There will be no services at this time.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean.  Online condolences may be made at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William L. Duve, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree