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James N. Decker

June 23, 2021


James N. Decker, 86, a former Lake Linden resident, passed away on June 23, 2021 at his home in New Mexico, following a lengthy illness.  
James was born on March 3, 1935 to Hugo and Bernadette (Dupuis) Decker.  He graduated from Lake Linden-Hubbell High School in 1953.  He married Dolores Beaudoin on November 28, 1953 in Saint Joseph Church in Lake Linden.  
James was preceded in death by his loving wife Dolores (Dee), his parents Hugo and Bernadette Decker, daughter Cheryl Montoya, brother William (Bill) Decker, sisters  Rosemary (Rosie) LaBelle and Dolores M. Decker, niece D’Niese Mills, brother-in-law Bernard (Bunny) LaBelle, sister-in-law Patricia Decker.  
He is survived by his children;
Debra McMahan
Diana Gonzales
Brian (Stephanie) Decker
Karen Lucas

12 Grandchildren
19 Great Grandchildren
3 Great-Great Grandchildren

1 brother, Raymond (Anita) Decker
1 sister, Catherine (David) Carlyon

Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

James will be deeply missed by his family and friends.  

The mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Friday, July 30, 2021 at Saint Joseph Church in Lake Linden with Father Joseph Boakye Yiadom to officiate. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lake Linden. 

The Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be left at

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