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Anna Duncan

Anna Louise Duncan, 85, of Emmitsburg,died peacefully Monday, February 23, 2015 at Gettysburg Hospital in Gettysburg. Born December 31, 1929 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Wilhelmina (Nuthall) Richardson. She was the wife of Robert F. Duncan, to whom she was married for almost 67 years.

Anna was a Pharmacy Technician, and was employed for many years at the former Chandler Drug Store in Landover Hills, MD, and at Whitesell Pharmacy in Frederick. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Emmitsburg, and was a member of St. Mary’s Sodality in Landover Hills for many years. She enjoyed arts & crafts, cooking, making desserts, and spending time with her family.

Surviving in addition to her husband are daughter, Dana Cornett and husband Danny of Atlanta, GA; son, Alan Duncan and wife Julia of Emmitsburg; daughter, Roberta Fifield of Jacksonville, FL; brothers, Frederick Richardson and wife Katherine of Wescosville, PA, and John Richardson of Greenbelt, MD; grandchildren, Danny, Jack, and Kelly Cornett, Sara Duncan and husband Michael Barrett, Bradford Meyers, and Logan Fifield; as well as many nieces and nephews. Anna is also remembered by special long-time friends, Barbara and Harold Knuckles. She was predeceased by sister, Mary Daniels, and grandson, Christopher Duncan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 28 at St. Anthony Shrine Parish, 16150 St. Anthony Rd., Emmitsburg, MD with the Rev. Charles F. Krieg, C.M. as celebrant. Interment will follow at New St. Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 210 W. Main St, Emmitsburg with the Rosary shared at 7:30. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.myersdurborawfh.com.

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