Born June 13, 1939, in Wellsville, NY, he was the son of Lawrence L. and Helen E. Ransom Bartoo.
On July 25, 1958, in Ulysses, he married the former Patricia Covert, who survives.
Duane and his wife owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. He was then employed by Ulysses Woodcraft and last by Potter county human services as an ATA driver. Duane was a member of the Bingham Center Bible Church.
Surviving besides his wife, Patricia, are: five children, Elizabeth (Clayton Joseph) Slingerland of Ulysses, Patsy (Thomas) Williams of West Bingham, PA, Robert (Maureen) Bartoo of Westfield, PA, Dee Whitney of Ulysses, and Christopher Bartoo of Ulysses; 31 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Diane (James) Low of Knoxville, PA and Debbie Bartoo of Las Vegas, NV; and two nieces. He was predeceased by a son, Philip R. Bartoo, on January 29, 2011.
Friends may call Friday, October 7, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Harold Kiel will officiate. Burial will be in North Bingham Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Bingham Center Bible Church, c/o Harold Kiel, 733 French-Rooney Rd., Genesee, PA 16923.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.