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Jim Decker

October 25, 1942 ~ May 30, 2020 (age 77)


DECKER – Jim, beloved husband of Terry Decker (Frances T. Duggan) passed away peacefully on Saturday at age 77 after a battle with cancer.  He spent his last days surrounded by his immediately family in the comfort of his home in East Aurora.   He is survived by his wife of 52 years; his sons Patrick (Stacey) and Christopher (Wendy); 4 grandchildren: Emily, Anna, Grayson & Fiona; his brother Jack (Sue); and his close cousins.  Loving son of the late John and Lore Decker of Cheektowaga.

Jim provided for his family with a great life including many memorable camping trips and world travels.  He served his community with giving activities including being a career teacher and coach (Riverside HS, Canisius College, Cheektowaga Central HS), is a 32 year member of the Ski Patrol at Holiday Valley, and held officer positions with; The Sandy Hook Shore Patrol, The Wendt/Bennet Beach Life Guarding staff, The Cheektowaga Teacher’s Union, The National Ski Patrol, The Ellicottville Ski Club, Corvettes of Buffalo and various HOAs. 

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