Elaine Puorro Duncan

Elaine Puorro Duncan

AGE: 67 • Haymarket, VA

Elaine Duncan, 67, of Haymarket, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in INOVA Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia. Elaine was born in Newark, NJ to Raymond and Victoria Puorro. After marrying and putting her husband, Leonard J. Duncan, through college, she became a full-time homemaker. Originally from Bridgewater, NJ, Elaine and Leonard had lived in various places around the world on different job assignments with Exxon Mobil prior to settling in Haymarket. Elaine was a dedicated and proud member of her community, Piedmont Estates.

She is predeceased by her parents, Raymond and Victoria Puorro; her mother-in-law, Rose Duncan; and her beloved dog "Babs". Survivors include her loving and devoted husband, Leonard Duncan; her loving sister, Rachelle Maget of Wall; and brothers-in-law, James and John Duncan of Lebanon and Iselin.

Viewing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Highway 35, Wall. The interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 at St. Gertrude Cemetery, 53 Inman Ave., Colonia, NJ. The procession will start from the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; OR, because of Elaine's great love of animals, to: Home for Life (a long-term animal sanctuary), P.O. Box 847, Stillwater, MN 55082. For directions or condolences, please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

O'Brien Funeral Home
2028 Highway 35 at New Bedford Road Wall, NJ 07719
(732) 449-6900

Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 2, 2014