ONEONTA – Florence Jane Viel Dukes passed away on Nov. 26, 2018, at Willow Point Nursing Home in Vestal.
She was born on Jan. 12, 1934, in The Bronx to Mary Hackett and George Viel.
Florence married Kenneth E. Dukes, Sr. on June 17, 1961, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church on City Island. The couple raised four children, Kenneth Jr., Theresa, Steven, and Christopher.
Florence was an accomplished violinist, painter and sculptor. Her eyes were always on the beauty of the world and in people.