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Laurie Louise Duncan

July 21, 1959 ~ October 23, 2020 (age 61)

Obituary


Laurie Louise Duncan (Beloved mother, daughter and wife), 61, of Great Falls, MT, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Peace Hospice. Cremation has been entrusted to Croxford Funeral Home. No services are planned.

Born on July 21, 1959 in New Kensington, PA to Robert Blaniar and Alberta (Miller) Blaniar, Laurie grew up in Pennsylvania, and in 1986 married Larry Lardin. They lived in Pennsylvania until 1996 when they separated and Laurie moved to Arizona for two years. Laurie moved back to Pennsylvania for a year before heading to California in 1999, remaining there until 2018. In 2007 her divorce to Larry became official. She married Thomas Frank Williams in 2008 and again in 2014, and though they are still legally married, they have been separated for since June of 2020.

Laurie loved to sing, enjoyed writing poetry, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan. She was a good cook and was known for making her favorite dinner: Golbaki/Halupki, mashed potatoes, gravy, creamed corn and dinner rolls.

Survivors include husband, Thomas Frank Williams of Casa Grande, AZ; mother, Alberta Blanair of Erie, PA; son, Alexander Lardin of Great Falls, MT; daughter, Amelia Lardin of Helena, MT/Great Falls, MT; sisters, Robin Antonika of Russellton, PA and Sandra Strack of Espyville PA; brother, Richard Duncan of Tarentum PA; granddaughter, Aeyalyn Lardin-Meredith of Great Falls, MT; granddaughter, Skye Duncan of Rio Dell, CA; grandson, Corey Shelton of AZ, and Ex husband Larry Lardin of Great Falls, MT.

Those who have preceded her in death include son, Christopher Lee Duncan; daughter, Patricia Louise Lardin; sister, Belinda Gay Blaniar; brother, Albert Dale Duncan; father, Robert Blaniar; grandmother, Augusta Miller.
 

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