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June 21, 2012 - 5:08pm

James A. Decker

posted by T.J. Woodward.

James A. Decker, 84 of Batavia, died June 21, 2012 peacefully at his home. He was born July 8, 1927 in Batavia to the late James M. (Ruth E. Hilbert) Decker. Mr. Decker served as the principle at the Lima Christian School. He actively participated in the ministries of the Lima Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church in LeRoy, Randall Baptist Church in Williamsville and most recently at the Batavia Christian & Missionary Alliance Church.

He is survived by his beloved wife Marilyn Decker of Batavia; son Paul (Dondra) Decker of Williamsville; grandchildren James (Natalie) Decker, Grace (Fiancé Joe Santiso) Decker, Elizabeth and Joel Decker, great-grandson Eric Decker.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 PM on Friday June 22, and 2 to 4 PM on Saturday June 23, at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. A 3:00 PM Funeral Service will take place on Sunday June 24 at the Batavia Christian & Missionary Alliance Church 5220 Clinton St. Rd. Batavia, NY 14020. Interment will take place at White Haven Memorial Park.     

Flowers gratefully declined, memorials may be made to the Lima Christian School Scholarship Fund 1574 Rochester St. Lima, NY 14485. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (585) 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.


 

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