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Mary Elizabeth (Shipley) Duncan

April 17, 1946 ~ January 29, 2020 (age 73)


Mary Elizabeth Duncan was born April 17, 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland to Andrew Shipley and Martha Clayton. She died peacefully January 29, 2020 in Austin, Texas, surrounded by loved ones. She lived in Baltimore, Maryland until she married Virner Ray Duncan(ex-spouse), who was enlisted in the United States Army. She had two children, James and Jessica Duncan, during the times she traveled as an army wife. She settled in Killeen, Texas in 1981, where she was a medical clerk. She enjoyed watching football with her family, being surrounded by loved ones and spending time with her dog, Boomer. She is preceded in death by her mother and father and  her sisters, Peggy and Lillian. She is survived by her brothers, Paul, Andrew and his wife Robin, William and his wife Peggy. She is also survived by her son, James and his wife Anna, and her daughter, Jessica and her husband Craig, along with her grandchildren, Steven, Caitlin, Sabrina, Chyanne, Alexia, Andrew, Benjamin, and Carson. She is also survived by her beloved dog, Boomer.

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February 2, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
506 N 38th Street
Killeen, TX 76543

Funeral Mass
February 3, 2020

9:00 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
2903 E Rancier
Killeen, TX 76543

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