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BURLINGTON FLATS - Edward Jene Duncan, 65, passed away unexpectedly Friday afternoon, Jan. 12, 2018, at the home of his daughter, Crystal Dibble, in the town of Warren.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1952, in Cooperstown, son of the late Edward J. and Rosetta Mondore Duncan.
A lifelong area resident he was raised in Schuyler Lake and educated at Richfield Springs Central School.
On Oct. 12, 1974, he was united in marriage to the former Janet Bond in West Winfield.
For 16 years, Mr. Duncan was a heavy equipment operator for the town of Exeter. He retired in January of 2015.
To all who knew Ed, he was a likable man who enjoyed music, fishing, WWE, scary movies and running his bulldozer. He was happiest when he was surrounded by his many friends and family, especially his cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be sadly missed.
Surviving him are his loving wife of 43 years, Janet; three sons, Kevin Bond of Burlington Flats, Kenny Duncan and Jake Duncan both of Conencticut; two daughters and their husbands, Crystal and Ryan Dibble of Richfield Springs and Melissa and Mark Ubner of Burlington Flats; three brothers, William Duncan of Burlington Flats, Earl Duncan and his wife Laurie of West Winfield, James Duncan and his companion, Peggy Zvirzdin of Richfield Springs; three sisters, Rosemary Oldick of Fort Plain, Elizabeth Walsh of Richfield Springs and Betty Abrams and her husband, Barry; seven grandchildren, Aaron Bryant, Alex Bond, Aiden Dibble, Finnegan Dibble, Todd Ubner and his fiancée, Megan Hill, Shania Ubner and Jenna Ubner; two great-grandchildren, Jettson Ubner and Zendeya Bond; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his son, Jerry L. Duncan in 2007.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James St., Richfield Springs, followed by funeral services also at the funeral home at 7 p.m. with Pastor Alan Miller officiating. Spring interment will be in Schuyler Lake Cemetery and will be announced.
Expressions of sympathy may be made with memorial donations to Saint Jude Children's Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Published on January 16, 2018
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