HELEN ANNA DECKER
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CLINTON: Helen Anna Decker, 76, of French Rd., passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at her home.
She was born September 16, 1942 in Oswego, a daughter of Jacob and Helena Czirr Knosp and was a graduate of Oswego High School. On August 26, 1961, Helen married John P. Decker in Oswego. He predeceased her on December 30, 2011. Helen had been a seamstress at Berger’s Dry Cleaners until retiring. Previously, she had worked for the Tower City Dress Co. and the Waterville Knitting Mill. She was a former member of the Waterville Presbyterian Church. Among her favorite hobbies were sewing, knitting and crocheting. Her lovingly tended flower gardens were always beautiful.
Surviving are her children, Cindy and Timothy St. Onge of Clinton; John and Gizelle Decker of Utica; grandchildren, Lisa Marie and Todd Boley of Troy; Sherrill Lynn Decker of Norfolk, VA; Madison Lee Decker of Oriskany Falls; Jacob St. Onge of Clinton; and a former daughter-in-law, Bridget Decker of Oriskany Falls. She is also survived by her feline companion, Snoopy duex who never left her side. She was predeceased by a brother, Harold Knosp.
Private graveside services will be held in St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Waterville, at the convenience of her family.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville.
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