Alyce Duncan

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Alyce M. Duncan, nee Mayer, 82, of Swansea, IL, born August 21, 1935, in Wilkinsburg, PA, died Friday, December 29, 2017, at her residence.

Mrs. Duncan was a homemaker. She was active in her church, singing in the choir, and teaching Sunday School.  Tennis and golf were favorite past-times, and she and her husband had many happy vacations in the U.S. and overseas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Maynard and Eva B., nee Weber, Mayer.

Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Gordon S. Duncan whom she married on July 8, 1960;
one daughter, Bonnie (Eric) Washburn of Swansea, IL;
and three grandchildren, James Washburn of St. Louis, MO, David Washburn of Wilmington, NC, and Sarah Washburn of Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 12 noon until 12:30 pm Friday, January 5, 2018 at O’Fallon First Baptist Church.

Funeral: A Memorial service will be held at 12:30 pm Friday at the church.

Private entombment will be at Green Mount Catholic Mausoleum.


5 Comments on Alyce Duncan

Debbie said : Guest Report Jan 08, 2018 at 10:16 PM

Gordon, Bonnie and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Alyce's passing. I have such fond memories of our Barbershopping days, We had such fun. Alyce took me on as a new Bride, she was so kind just like a mother. I am confident that she and Gary are proudly looking down on their special families.My love and prayers to you all and may wonderful memories find you peace and comfort. God Bless you always. Fondly, Debbie Leighton

  • Bangor
  • Maine
Don &a Helen Woods said : Guest Report Jan 07, 2018 at 8:49 PM

Our deepest sympathy, Gordon, Bonnie & family. We'll always remember the beautiful young woman who lived across the road when our children were young.

  • Houlton
  • Maine
Herman Archer said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2018 at 7:00 PM

God Bless Alyce and God bless you, Gordon and Bonnie for loving Alyce as you did. May 1 Cor 2:9 comfort you both

  • Island Falls
  • Maine
Edwin & Margaret Berry said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2018 at 5:37 PM

So sorry to learn of Alyce's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love & Hugs, Ed and Margaret Berry

  • Hudson
  • Maine
Bernie Yapp said : Guest Report Jan 03, 2018 at 4:13 PM

Gordon, praying for God's Peace and Comfort for you and your family. Surely, you can have much peace in knowing all that you did to take care of her. Hugs, Bernie

  • Fairview Heights
  • IL

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