BELFAST – James T. Duane died Oct. 20, 2007, at a Bangor hospital after a long illness. He was born Aug. 24, 1928, in Clinton, Mass., son of James T. Duane Sr. and Margaret V. (Walsh) Duane. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Marilyn P. (Johnson) Duane of Belfast; a sister, Margaret M. (Duane) Welsh of Austin, Texas, and a number of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister, Mary Pat (Duane) Dwyer of Phoenix. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 81 Court St., Belfast, with Father Joseph Koury officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather immediately after the Mass at St. Francis fellowship hall. Those who wish may make donations in James’ memory to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the care of Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. Belfast.