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Wednesday June 29th, 2016
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thursday June 30th, 2016
8:30am

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Interment at: Saratoga National Cemetery


Thursday June 30th, 2016
11:00am

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Donald G. Duncan

Donald G. Duncan, Sr., 84, of Voorheesville, NY passed suddenly on June 27, 2016 at St. Peter's Hospital surrounded by family. He was born in Altamont to the late Grover and Alida Duncan. He graduated in 1950 from Voorheesville Central High School where he was a football and baseball star. He served in the US Army as Sgt First Class and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was an active member of the Voorheesville American Legion Post 1493, serving as Commander for three terms. He also served as County Commander and District Vice Commander for the American Legion. In addition, he was a member of the Voorheesville Rod & Gun Club and the Delmar VFW. Don worked for Three Farms Dairy and then Tobin Packing Company in West Albany for 15 years before it closed down in 1981. He then worked for the Albany County Highway Department in Voorheesville where he ran a paint truck until he retired in 1999. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mae E. Duncan (née Jones) and his children Deborah (Bill) Blanchard, Darrell (Karen) Duncan, Dodie Duncan, Donald Jr.(Toyyo) Duncan, Deidra Trombley, Darrin (Tonya) Duncan, and his son in law Bill Shutter. He is also survived by his 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Denise Shutter. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 4-8PM at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont. A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:30AM, at the funeral home with interment to follow at Saratoga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Don's memory to the American Legion Post 1493, 31 Voorheesville Ave., Voorheesville, NY 12186.


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Dear Mae, I was so sorry to hear about Don's death. We were in Maine last week and so missed the services. You and Don had a lot to be proud of, raising a beautiful family and working hard all your lives. Again, please accept my condolences. Hope to see you soon. Barb Meilinger

Barbara Meilinger Jul 5 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Mae & wonderful family, My prayers are with you all during this very sad time. As time goes on, we have to remember & be thankful for the good times. Certainly Don & Mae & Harry & I have many to remember. Don...your "little brother" is waiting up there for you. Rest in peace... Barb White

Barb White Jun 29 2016 12:00 AM

Our hearts goes out to you Mae and your family. We wish you as much peace as possible during this difficult time.

Russ and Cheryl Hoyer Jun 29 2016 12:00 AM

The Van Alstyne family Jun 29 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Duncan

The Van Alstyne family Jun 29 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Mae and Family Please accept my sincere condolence on the passing of Don, he was a great person and he surely will be missed by all to include his American Legion Family. Harvey Martel

Harvey Martel Jun 28 2016 12:00 AM

I always enjoyed our talks together over a glass of Old Grandad. I appreciate the memories. Rest in peace, Uncle Don. Your nephew, Jim.

James Coons Jun 28 2016 12:00 AM

Laurel Nittinger Jun 28 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Duncan

Laurel Nittinger Jun 28 2016 12:00 AM

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