Lillian Eva Duncan, Cape district retiree

October 13, 2020

Lillian Eva Duncan, 82, of Milford passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at her home.  She was born June 22, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pa., daughter of the late Rudolph Nesejt and Ann Eve (Frei) Nesejt.

Lillian was a 1955 graduate of Bensalem High School.  She was a homemaker and went on to work for Sears Department Store.  Later, she worked as a food service worker for the Cape Henlopen School District.

Mrs. Duncan was an active member and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the FOP Lodge 53, Bucks County, Pa.  She loved gardening, crafting, sewing and baking.  She taught numerous local children cake decorating through years of working with the Cape Carousel Program.  Lillian took great joy in meeting friends at the Milton CHEER Center and participating in their Memory Café.

Lillian was preceded in death by her loving husband James Duncan Sr.  

She is survived by her five children, James Duncan Jr. and his wife Maura of Doylestown, Pa., Jeannine Duncan of Milford, Pa., Jeannette Perkins and her husband Johnnie of Dothan, Ala., Joyce Uzar and her husband Daniel of Ocala, Fla., and Jacqueline Sheridan and her husband Larry of Georgetown; her brother Charles Nesejt and his wife Carlene of Reno, Nev.; cousin Gina Murray of Philadelphia; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service and private burial will be planned for a future date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Milton CHEER Center, 24855 Broadkill Road, Milton, DE 19958.

Arrangements in the care of Short Funeral Services, Milton. Online condolences can be offered to the family at

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