Jean Decker

Jean M. Decker (Marion)

Thursday, August 21st, 1930 - Sunday, December 20th, 2020
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SARATOGA SPRINGS Jean M. Decker, 90, formerly of Halfmoon died Sunday, December 20, 2020, at Wesley Health Care Center. Born in Cohoes, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Grace Dickey Marion. She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Waterford.

Jean is the mother of Marion Godzik (Michael) of Litchfield, NH, Marie Wichser (John) of Box Elder, SD, and Stephen Decker Jr. (Linda) of Saratoga Springs. She is the sister of Margaret Dolen of Scotia and the late Carl Marion, Elaine Marion and Helen Chouiniere. She is the proud grandmother of Michael Godzik (Danielle) of Somersworth, NH, Matthew Godzik of Sandown, NH, Mark Godzik (Jessica) of Loudon, NH, Adam Godzik (Patricia) of Hookset, NH, Christopher Godzik (Jessica Fitzgerald) of Derry, NH, Brian Marcinkiewicz (Tara) of Prairie Grove, AR, Gregory Wichser (Carrie VanDerhoof) of Waterford, Paul Wichser of Alpharetta, GA, Patricia Wichser of Boonsboro, MD, and Jeffrey Decker and Timothy Decker of Saratoga Springs. She is great grandmother of Lincoln and Hazel Godzik of Somersworth, NH, Jacob Godzik of Loudon, NH, Preston of Derry, NH, Landon Wichser of Boonsboro, MD and Samena Marcinkiewicz of Prairie Grove, AR.

A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary of the Assumption Church Restoration Fund, 119 Broad St., Waterford, NY 12188.
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Lynne Camileo

Posted at 09:18am
I am sorry for the loss of your mother and friend. I worked with Jean at the Department of Labor nearly 30 years ago. We sat side-by-side for the year I worked in her office. Three things I remember about your mother. One, her kindness. To, her devotion to our Blessed Mother. Three, her zucchini bread baked in a coffee can!

Jean gave me Instructions on saying the rosary and urged me to pray to our Blessed mother and I never forgot that, or fail to think of Jeannie when I pray. God bless your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lynne Camileo

Marion Ford

Posted at 05:19pm
I am so sorry for your lose and our whole family. She was always very special to me and I will always remember my cousin. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Cousin Marion

shirley bold

Posted at 09:40am
to Margaret, Marion, Marie and Stephen. I am so sorry to hear about your sister/mom. I remember knowing her from way back when her sister Helen married my brother Art. her family also lived next door and we had many conversations over the years she lived on Harris road. my love to all of you.
Shirley Bold

Catherine Murtagh

Posted at 10:41am
Our Marion family share many happy memories of our growing up years in Cohoes. Our fathers Joseph & Armand were brothers & we children all attended St Marie’s church & school. My sympathy to all .Catherine Marion Murtagh

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