Ann Decker of Bradford Street, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at home peacefully surrounded by her family.
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Born March 29, 1923, in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late George and Catherine Deeb Decker, she was a graduate of GAR High School, Class of 1941.
She was formerly employed by RCA, Mountain Top, for more than 25 years, and she was a member of their Retirees Club.
She was a member of St. Anthony/St. George Maronite Church and their Ladies Altar and Rosary Society.
Ann loved to walk, read, garden and share her vegetables with family and friends.
She is survived by her nieces, Catherine John, Diana Korey, Mary Jane Korey and Donna Bedwick; nephews, George Decker, Joseph Decker, Philip Decker and Gerald Korey; numerous great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mamie Korey and Mary Decker, and brothers, Peter Decker, Joseph Decker and Daniel Decker.
The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony's Maronite Church, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.
Interment will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral services on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leanne Bedwick Scholarship Fund of the Luzerne Foundation, 140 Main St., Luzerne, PA 18709, or St. Anthony/St. George Maronite Church, Loomis Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
The family would like to express thanks to her neighbors, the Shaver and Cooney families, and to Dr. Susan Sordoni and Celtic Hospice Care.
Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
59 Parrish St. Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 10, 2014