Duncan, Doris Eleanor
Birth: Sunday, November 08, 1931 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Friday, April 05, 2019 at the age of 87
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 in the Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Maryland
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Doris Eleanor Duncan passed away on April 5, 2019 in Waldorf, Maryland at the age of 87. She was born Doris Eleanor Holland in Washington, DC on November 8, 1931 the daughter of the late Herbert Clay Holland and the late Ruth Colburn Holland. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Earnie Duncan; her daughter, Judy Herdeman Polen; and her brothers, George Holland and Bill Holland. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her best friend and neighbor of 24 years, Harriet Tippett who considered Doris her adopted mother.
She grew up in Cheverly, Maryland and graduated from Bladensburg High School. She married Earnest "Earnie" Duncan. They moved to Landover, Maryland where she raised their children. She was active in their schools and activities. The family moved to Waldorf in 1978. Doris was a stay-at-home mom and enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, crafts, and playing bingo.
She is survived by her children, Michael Herdeman and his wife, Linda, Allen Herdeman and his wife, Debbie, Richard Duncan and his wife, Sherri, and Gail Duncan-Calvarese and her husband, Vince. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Travis Capps, Becky Capps-King, Sarah Herdeman, Eric Herdeman, Kevin Herdeman, Alex Herdeman, Bob Duncan (deceased), Alex Duncan, Justin Norris, and Steve Norris; 12 great-grandchildren; and her former neighbor, Brandon Theodore who adopted Doris as his grandmother.
Visitation on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 5-8PM and where Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 11:30AM at Raymond Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Interment to follow at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, Maryland 20722. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association.