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Henry J. Decker

1949 - 2014 NORTH ADAMS Henry J. Decker, 64, of 14 Hall St., died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at his home after a long illness. Born on Sept. 17, 1949, in Pittsfield, son of Joseph and Louise Gaylord Decker, he attended schools in Pittsfield. He had resided in North Adams for the past 15 years. Prior to that, he had lived in Arizona. He was last employed as a security guard for Superior Guard Service in Pittsfield for three years. Previously, he had been employed for the City of Pittsfield Dept. of Public Works for six years. He was a avid sports fan and enjoyed the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics. He was a US Marine Corp. Vietnam veteran. He leaves his wife, the former, Marie L. Baker, whom he married Sept. 7, 1973; his children, Steven J. Decker, Melissa J. Decker and Trevor J. Decker, all of North Adams; two grandsons, Zackary J. and Dylan N. Decker; a sister, Louise M. Shuttleworth of Hinsdale, and several nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service with military honors will be held Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Pittsfield Cemetery new section located off of Onota Street, Pittsfield. Calling hours at DERY FUNERAL HOME in Pittsfield will be Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 2 to 5 p.m. The omission of flowers is requested and that donations may be made to his wife Marie Decker to defray funeral expenses.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 6, 2014
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