Stanley, of Whitehall, formerly of the South Side and Brentwood, died quietly and resolutely on February 15, 2023, in his 93rd year. Devoted husband of the late Evelyn (Vuckan) Dudukovich; and beloved father of their only daughter Tamara Dudukovich. Known affectionately as "Stunny" or "Duke", he was a caring uncle, cousin, friend, neighbor and bartender to many. Born May 25, 1930 to Todo and Smilja Musulin Dudukovich, Stan was preceded in death by his brother Milton and sister Mary Zakowski. A 1949 South High School graduate, he earned a business degree from Robert Morris College following service in the U.S. Army. After working briefly as an accountant, he and his brother-in-law opened Duke's Tavern on the North Side. For the next five decades, Duke could be found behind the bar six days a week plus Steeler Sundays until reluctantly retiring at age 86. Visitation Sunday 1-4 PM in Thomas J. Gmiter Funeral Home, Inc. 2323 E. Carson Street. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, 10 AM at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 1720 Jane Street. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Stan's memory may make donations to the church or Light of Life Rescue Mission, 913 Western Ave., Pittsburgh, PA. 15233
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