Kenneth Duncan

Kenneth R. Duncan, 78, of Jacobus, PA passed away on November 26, 2023 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy, PA. He was born in Lancaster, PA to the late Charles and Caroline (Reneker) Duncan and was the husband of the late Florence (Kopf) Duncan with whom he shared 36 years of marriage. Also preceding him in death was his son, David L Duncan.

Ken graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School and Pennsylvania State University. He was a mechanical engineer and retired after many years from Caterpillar in York, PA. He attended Grace Bible Church in Shrewsbury, where he served as treasurer and was a member of the choir. Ken enjoyed reading, watching football, hunting, and spending time with family. He was a member of the Lancaster Jr. Rifle Club during high school and enjoyed target shooting.

He is survived by his son Michael R. Duncan of Jacobus, PA. Ken also leaves behind his devoted companion of 15 years, Mary Lou Hall of Lancaster, PA. He is also survived by his brother Gary (Wanda) of Lancaster, PA.

Memorial services for family and friends will be held Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA. A private interment will be held at Conestoga Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ken’s memory to St. Anne’s Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512, or Hospice & Community Care, 685 Good Dr. P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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  • Whilst we only knew Ken for a short time; he is remembered well as a caring and fun gentlemen. He was always polite and showed grace to all. For those who loved him dearly, we are certain that his precious presence is with the Lord. Our hearts go out to you and we trust that the warm memories you have of him will help sustain you and bring you peace in the coming months and years. With deepest sympathy – David and Jenny Bates

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