Obituary of Robert Joseph Decker
Robert J. Decker 90 of East Greenbush NY died Friday Sept 11, 2020 after a brief illness at his home with his family. Born in Hillsdale the son of Oswald and Mary (Lorette) Decker.
Bob proudly served his country as a staff Sergeant in Germany during Korean War.
Bob was a service manager at Hickey Ford in Troy before retiring and going to work as a bus driver for the East Greenbush central schools. Bob was a devoted family man and an avid Yankee fan. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by siblings Oswald “Bud” Decker, Margaret “Peg” Prendergast, Alma Konitz, James Decker, John “Jackie” Decker, Jean Angela, and Roger Decker.
Survivors include his loving bride of 65 years Rose (Gitto) Decker his daughters Theresa Toth, Sandy (Larry) Edelman, Debra (James) Devine, and Vikki Anton. Bob was the proud grandpa of Dr. Cindy (Adrian) Cockeram, Dr. Sandra A. (Anthony) Cole, Larry (Paige) Edelman Jr. Nichole (Seth) Gardner, Christine (Joseph) Ihnatolya, James (Kayla) Devine, Johnny Anton, and Alexis Anton, Great Grandfather of Emmerson, Wyatt, Beckett, Greyson, Aubree, Addison, Jillian, Jacob, Cameron, and Chloe. Robert was also the brother of Rosemary Hand, Helen Keefner, Mary Westbury, Gerard (Chip) Decker.
Robert is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
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